Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Around The Blogosphere 30 December 09

Miss Info dishes out celebrity news::: Daddy Dearest: did Teddy Riley beat his daughter with a Rock Band guitar? (ps: twitter is kryptonite for celebs) - (sisters Taja and Deja Riley at an event, and dad Teddy Riley on the right) via TMZ.


China: Cui Weiping tweets elite views on Liu Xiaobo. John Kennedy writes "Many Chinese public intellectuals take flack for keeping quiet on major social issues. Beijing Film Academy professor Cui Weiping has sought to change that by tweeting her peers' views on the recent sentencing of China's most prominent democrat."

Russian popular blogging platform LiveJournal has suspended an account of a historian Yuri Felshtinsky [ENG] after he had published a link to a Russian translation of his book “The Age of Assassins: The Rise and Rise of Vladimir Putin” -Staying in Eastern Europe / Western Asia: Tatyana Yumasheva (LJ user t_yumasheva), daughter of the former Russian President Boris Yeltsin , recollects [Google Translation in EN] on her blog the  early years of  Roman Abramovich, Russian oligarch and the 51st richest person in the world.

Tunisian bloggers have organized a White Note Campaign to protest against online censorship on their blogs.

Finally, The 100 Millionth Deviation on DeviantART Is A Gay Sex Story, But I’m Going To Show You This Arctic Unicorn Instead - On deviantART, the site for anyone who thinks they are an artist, member submissions are known as "deviations." The site's been around since 2000, blogs TechCrunch.
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