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Anti-Facebook lawyer in violation of Pakistan's irony laws 19 May 2011

Muhammad Azhar Siddique, the lawyer behind the most recent push to ban social networking sites in Pakistan, told reporters that he spends up to 14 hours a day logged onto Facebook.

Be part of the online media revolution! 16 May 2011

The International Press Institute is now taking applications for the IPI Press Contest. The goal of the contest is to encourage the expansion of online free media in Africa, the Middle East and Europe by working with mobile, digital and open-source technology.

Korean Progressive Network issues statement to the Human Rights Council
Korean Progressive Network issues statement to the Human Rights Council 16 May 2011 grady

The Korean Progressive Network JINBONET, which has received special consultative status for the seventeenth session of the UN Human Rights Council, has issued a call for the council to examine the issue of human rights and ICTs in South Korea.

UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development Fourteenth session
UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development Fourteenth session 14 May 2011 AHM Bazlur Rahman

The fourteenth session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) will be held in Geneva from 23 to 27 May 2011. The Commission will address two of its priority themes within the framework of its multi-year work programme, namely: 1. Technologies to address challenges in a...

Violence Against Women & Children in the Philippines On the Rise; WeDpro Calls for Collective Action
Violence Against Women & Children in the Philippines On the Rise; WeDpro Calls for Collective Action 12 May 2011 Igor Dela Pena

More and more women in the Philippines are being abused and subjected to acts of violence, with one in five women aged 15 to 49 found to have experienced physical violence, while one in ten women have experienced sexual violence.

United States goes for the high score
United States goes for the high score 12 May 2011 grady

According to the Justice Department, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court — the oversight body established to approve or deny surveillance requests in the United States — “approved 100% of such requests”:http://arstechnica.com/

Mozilla stands up to Homeland Security
Mozilla stands up to Homeland Security 06 May 2011 grady

Last month the Department of Homeland Security issued an affidavit for Mozilla, the most popular web browser among people who’ve never watched Matlock, to remove one of its add-ons.