Thursday, June 07, 2012

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France ::: Pirate Party ready to Rock the Vote!

Sunday 10 June : the first round of French legislative elections will be held. Framablog posts a lengthy interview [fr] with 3 candidates from the Pirate Party for the upcoming French parliemantary elections of June 10. and 17., 2012. They explain their ideas about Internet freedom and a new way of doing politics.

You can follow the three candidates on Twitter: Carol Fabre , Pierre Mounier and David Dufresne .



Burma ::: Spring Flowers wrote [my] about the senselessness of revenge when vigilantes killed 9 Muslims during a bus attack in western Rakhine, Myanmar after a Rakhine girl was raped and killed by 3 Muslims.

Mexico ::: Netizens Weigh in on Documentary “Gimme The Power”

Read this post.

Mexicans weigh in on a politically charged documentary about the rock band Molotov. The film was released on Friday, June 1, 2012, exactly one month before the presidential elections.


has begun to issue warnings to people whose accounts or computers it believes may have been targeted by unnamed state-sponsored actors. The announcement on the company’s security blog did not specify any particular government, but many eyes turned immediately to China in view of Google’s past claims of Chinese attacks on Gmail and recent changes to expose government censorship of search results. The identities of many early recipients have only reinforced these suspicions.

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