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8 February 2012

Stories from 8 February 2012

Brazil: Comments On A New Wave of Privatization As Airports Are Sold

Russia: New .Ru Domain Registration Rules Allow Easy Domain Seizure

RuNet Echo

Brazil: New Minister Denounces Torture Against Her Daughter

Cuba: Bloggers Say Pope Should Postpone Trip

Cuban bloggers have been making their feelings known about the impending papal visit to Cuba, their main concern being that the Vatican is putting its stamp of approval on the...

Russia: The Anonymous Hacks and Publishes E-mails of Pro-Kremlin Youth Group

RuNet Echo

Bolivia: Blogger Interviews Indigenous Leaders on TIPNIS Conflict

Cuba: Cell Phone Power

Barbados: Take The Prisoner

Tunisia: Reports About a Court to Decide on “Interim” President's Title Refuted

The office of the ¨Presidency in Tunisia denied rumors initiated by a local newspaper claiming that on February 13, a court in the capital will issue a verdict about the...

Morocco: Busted for Posting Caricatures of the King on Facebook

On February 7, Walid Bahomane appeared before a court in the Moroccan capital Rabat. The 18-year-old is accused of "defaming Morocco's sacred values" by posting pictures and videos on Facebook...

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