Mixing it Up: the Tuesday Round-up
Happy Labor Day! Well, except if you live in the United States, you’ll have to wait until September to celebrate. With that, here is your Monday, err, Tuesday roundup.
- Iran is allegedly recruiting a hacker army with intent to take out the U.S. power grid, water supply, and other vital infrastructure.
- As the violence continues, the Syrian Electronic Army continues to attempt to squelch the online voice of citizens and rebels.
- Tanzania’s fast-growing ICT sector is making the country more attractive to potential investors.
- Internet users in China took advantage of an internet censorship glitch last Tuesday to access Facebook.
- President Obama has issued a new set of sanctions on both Syria and Iran that seek to address companies that provide these governments with technologies that allow them to monitor dissidents.
- Safety first! Some tips on how to communicate safely in the digital space.
- Now that you are safe in the digital space, what about in the mobile space?
- Some highlights from Transparency Camp 2012 and how it has evolved in the past five years.
- Last week the Open Net Initiative released its ‘Year in Review’ report, which puts together a list of 2011 key events around the world that affect internet freedom and content filtering.
- In an effort “to meet the social and economic growth challenges of the 21st century”, the African ICT industry recently launched the Africa ICT Alliance (AfICTA), which aims to convene key stakeholders in the region and ensure they effectively cooperate to meet shared challenges.
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