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The Tanzanian law lots of western politicians would love to copy

The state-run Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) just issued an order that lots of politicians in Europe, USA and generally the whole western “first world” would LOVE to be able to issue.

The stupidest EU proposal that you can and want to block NOW

Here is my own humble summary of the stupidest idea you NEED to block now in Europe, in the simplest possible terms.

On Facebook, it's OK to be anti-you and your beliefs

An article about Facebook published last summer is a great read, but the reason why it is great may not be immediately evident:

"Blog Killer" law proposal reappears in Italy

(this is my own synthesis of an article just published by Italian newspaper Il Fatto Quotidiano)

Global Voices, Transparency and the need to understand technology

On April 27th, 2010, I assisted to a lecture from David Sasaki of Global Voices Online (GVO) about “Citizen Media and the Technology for Transparency Network (TNN)”. This is a transcript of the notes I took that night, plus a couple of general comments about Citizen Media, Transparency in Government and related topics.