Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Around The Blogosphere 08 October 08

Here's a little post about a guy who drove thru the Midtown Tunnel with a MISSILE: "...police laughed and saluted when they saw him. Got that terrorists?" ..:Details:.. HOWEVER: Another man WAS arrested for placing bottles at Lincoln Tunnel!

Geoffrey Philp's Blog Spot looks into Money, Power, Art, & Identity ... speaking of Identity, Here's a different Geoffrey for your reading pleasure!

Living in Barbados has a chuckle over incorrect grammar being used in the media in recent weeks.

Ikeda Nobuo at OpenSpectrum Japan reports on two news stories related to copyright law in Japan: the conditional access system B-CAS has been scrapped (and with it so-called “Dubbing Ten”), and on September 18 the plan to extend copyright from 50 to 70 years was also abandoned. Ikeda observes that this may be an indication that the Web is becoming the “Fifth Estate” in Japan to compete with mass media.

David Sasaki is in Monrovia, Liberia to teach Liberians how to blog. He writes a short history of the country: “Liberia’s history - and specifically its relationship with the United States - is fascinating. The country was founded and colonized in 1847 by freed Black slaves from the United States. By 1867 more than 13,000 Black Americans moved to independent Liberia.”

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