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10 February 2010

Daily archive · 8 posts

Stories from 10 February 2010

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Open Video: Worldwide Wireside chat with Lawrence Lessig

What is fair use, how does copyright fit into the digital age and how can commentary, teaching, remixing and research with video be freely developed? Tune in on February 25th...

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Iran: Green Movement Readying for February 11 Protests

Iran's Green Movement is ready to defy the Iranian regime with protests once again - this time during the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution on 11 Februrary (22 Bahman).

Haiti: Relief Efforts & Dangers

Almost a month after the earthquake, which ravaged a significant portion of public facilities and private buildings in Port-au-Prince and nearby cities, French-speaking bloggers discuss the different realities of people...

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Pakistan: PTA Blocks President's ‘Shut-Up’ Video

YouTube.com recently faced intermittent reports of irregular inaccessibility across various ISP's in Pakistan. It turned out that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had placed an URL-specific ban on one particular video...

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Dominican Republic: Leones Win Caribbean Baseball Series

After recent dominance by other teams in the Winter Baseball League in the Dominican Republic, the Leones del Escogido captured their first league title since 1992. They also moved onto...

Breaking Borders award at the GV Summit 2010

The Breaking Borders Award is a new prize created by Google and Global Voices and supported by Thomson Reuters to honor outstanding web projects initiated by individuals or groups that...

Azerbaijan: Book review

Scary Azeri in Suburbs comments on Artush and Zaur, a homo-erotic novel telling the love story between an Armenian and Azerbaijani man. The blogger says that while the book is...

Morocco: Talks on Western Sahara to Resume

The dispute over the Western Sahara is a complex one--Morocco claims it as their own, while the Saharan independence movement (the Polisario), backed by Algeria, desires independence. Three years ago,...

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