Sunday, May 13, 2012

Around The Blogosphere 13 May 2012

USA ::: The Fowler Street Shootout

From the blog of Aldon Hynes on Sun, 05/13/2012 - 14:01

It was a warm sunny Saturday evening in May. I was running a quick errand to the store to pick up some stuff for Mother's day. As I headed down Fowler street, I saw three black males, I would guess there ages were around thirteen. They were shouting, running around, having a good time. All of a sudden, one of them jumped into the middle of the road looking straight at me as I drove my black 1997 Nissan Altima down the street. Read on...

Africa ::: Zimbabwe exile shortwave station wants more information about license denial

The owner of a shortwave radio station that broadcasts to Zimbabwe via the Netherlands is pressing for more information about that country’s denial of its license application. Vox Media wants a record of the proceedings leading to the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe’s decision to authorize other stations, but not Vox’s Radio Voice of the Peoplesignal. The winning licenses have ties to the Zanu PF party of Robert Mugabe. Continued...

Zambia: Citizen News Website Hacked

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On Wednesday, 9 May 2012, netizens who flock to various citizen-run news websites such as Zambian Watchdog and Tumfweko were met with “page not available” or messages to similar effect. Zambian Watchdog reported that its website was a target of a sustained attack allegedly by the PF government.

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Middle East ::: According to official statistics,28.5 millions of Iranians are estimated to have access to Internet connection in 1154 cities of Iran. This figures says more than 2.1 millions of this Iranian users have ADSL connection and the rest are connected via dial-up. Iranian government has restricting rules for Internet connection of citizens and only academic and business users can have broadband connections more than 128 kbps.

Facebook ::: What's next on the Social Network's "Shopping List"???

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