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BLOCKED!

Yep it seems that my humor definitely does not translate into Turkish because as of last night JaneyinMersin.com has been blocked in Turkey.  I am up there with Twitter, Blogloving and FunnyorDie.  225 more words

Turkey

Lifting the lid on censorship

It’s been way to long since we’ve had a look at the always clever shenanigans of my favorite street art collective Luzinterruptus. The anonymous group of Spanish guerilla environmental/political art activists recently turned their attention to the Spanish Government’s new Protection of Public Safety Bill which aims to gag political dissent online and in the streets. 42 more words

Europe

China's role highlighted at global Internet governance meeting

This article was produced by the Xinhua News Agency, the official press agency of the People’s Republic of China. Xinhua describes itself as the “information organ of the central government.” Given China’s size and importance, GlobalPost publishes Xinhua’s press feed as a resource for its readers and makes no claims as to journalistic accuracy. 135 more words

China

Homonyms, Humonyms in Chinese

Written Chinese has thousands of characters (not fun when you’re trying to learn them). Each character has a meaning, is a morpheme, attached to a limited number of sounds, phonemes. 229 more words