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Jose Murilo · October, 2006

I work on the Internet, managing websites of Brazilian federal agencies in the cultural sector. I like to write about what I see and what I think. In Portuguese: Ecologia Digital – In English: Eco-Rama.

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Latest posts by Jose Murilo from October, 2006

Brazil: Lula Cruises to Big Victory

Publiu's Pundit reports that Brazil’s incumbent President Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva has cruised on to an easy victory in Brazil’s runoff election. With 94% of the tally counted, the...

IGF in Athens: searching globally for the Internet's common ground

The first meeting of the Internet Governance Forum – IGF, which aims to be a a place for a “multi-stakeholder policy dialogue”, starts tomorrow, going from 30 October to 2...

Greece: Blog censorship in Greece ahead of the IGF forum in Athens

Currybetdotnet reports about the administrator of a Greek RSS aggregating service (blogme.gr) who was sued, arrested and jailed for hosting a link to a blog with allegedly offending content. This...

Brazil: The Media Empire Bows to Blogs

There is something very different going on in the Brazilian media arena. It all started a week ago with a cover story published in the magazine Carta Capital, headlined: The...

YouTube. Whose Tube? Google's acquisition triggers Lusosphere debate

It could be seen as just another dot-com mega-deal that would not get much discussion beyond in-depth reports in specialized magazines. But gleaning the discussions of Lusophone bloggers is revealing...

Air Collision in Brazil Triggers Strong Words of Blame

It's been a week since the collision of an Embraer Legacy 600 jet with GOL Airlines 737-800 Flight 1907 which plunged into the Amazon jungle Friday, killing all 154 people...

Regionalism and Dissent Mark the Start of Run-off in Brazil

More than 125 million Brazilians went to the polls Sunday to vote for president and to select governors for all 26 states and the Federal District, as well as all...

Brazil: Lula faces run-off

In a good election roundup, A.M. Mora y Leon at Publius Pundit reports: “Brazil’s voters have sent a message tonight – Lula, we love you, but not quite the way...

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