Massive Outage on Blogger is Over...The blogosphere was severely impacted by the collapse of the blogger / blog*spot platform. Things have kinda returned to normal: several blogs are still minus 30 hours of anything posted from Wednesday May 11th, forward. Always back-up your stuff!
In South Korea, an influential blogger's review on a Samsung smartphone was removed due to pressure from the manufacturer. Internet users have harshly criticised the nation's biggest conglomerate, Samsung Electronics and Naver, the nation's biggest web portal, for censoring the blogger.
Speaking the truth to those power has never been palatable anywhere. Daring to do so in Africa may be the same as signing one's death penalty. If you have any doubts, ask Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of SaharaReporters.
The mother of an award-winning photojournalist killed in Libya read one of his favourite poems, William Wordsworth's Daffodils, to hundreds of mourners at his funeral Friday.