Virtual World Terrorists in World Of Warcraft – Homeland security are linking to a report that quotes articles from Australian High Tech Crimes about terrorists using WoW for training.
Social network Twitter tool used in organising riots in Moldova. From CNN: Moldova: Romania to blame for Twitter riots Protests over Moldova’s election have gathered pace, fueled by Facebook and Twitter. Vladimir Voronin described riots in the Moldovan capital Chisinau against his ruling Communist party’s victory in Sunday elections as “very serious” and pledged to […]
Time Magazine features us this week. Yay? The ACMA “blacklist”, as it became known, was promptly posted online, becoming a handy compendium of internet depravity in one convenient package — courtesy of the Australian government. Am I the only one that thinks TIME mixed up the messages – the blacklist (not the filter) has been […]
I’m always interested in metaGovernment. That’s not where a politician chats on Twitter or does broadcast YouTube videos or widgets for fund raising – but where voters are asked to make a difference to their own country other than donating or voting. Brazil (Portugese) (English) has something a little similar to Future of Melbourne project: […]
I think part of the disintermediation of communication means that it becomes much easier to catch the eye and ear of an individual. Whether they be the CEO of an Australian company, Malcolm Turnbull on Twitter or a celebrity like Stephen Fry, on services like Twitter you can find a way to engage with them. […]
Politics and social networks don’t mix?And if they do, how do online communities have a say, and aren’t just ‘used’? I’ve have my doubts about Obama’s commitment to social media. Oh, not to social network marketing – the pushing out, on social media broadcast channels like YouTube and Twitter, of widgets and press releases. But […]
Pfft. It’ll never catch on… (image: Duke.edu) You’ve got until THIS Friday to have your say. That’s the way it works, don’t shoot me, I’m just the messenger: On 16 October 2008, the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, announced the release of a discussion paper aimed at stimulating ideas […]
DirkTheCow on Twitter just linked to ThisIsHerd blog post on Vancouver film students who blog. 3rd largest country for blogging.Iran: A nation of bloggers from Mr.Aaron on Vimeo.It’s just a shame that they don’t mention that the President of Iran blogs President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran Blog It’s not that the video is wrong, it’s […]