Category Archives: Government

Saudi Arabia may block Skype, Viber, WhatsApp, others – CNN.com

Saudi Arabia may block Skype, Viber, WhatsApp, others – CNN.com.

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Moving People From Welfare To Disability Rolls Is A Profitable, Full-Time Job : NPR

Big Data in action.  Private Company scrolls through welfare data to see if recipients qualify for disability, Moving People From Welfare To Disability Rolls Is A Profitable, Full-Time Job : NPR.

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Syrian Cyber-Rebel Wages War, One Hack At A Time : NPR

Very relevant to ICT and protests. Syrian Cyber-Rebel Wages War, One Hack At A Time : NPR.

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Week 7: Government: Protests and Revolutions

Wadah Khanfar: A historic moment in the Arab world This week we read about ICTs as a vehicle for Social Movement Organizations.  We also mentioned in class the role of Facebook in the Arab Spring and the fall of Mubarak … Continue reading

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