Posts Tagged ‘Google Public DNS’

Sesawe offers tools to circumvent web censorship

In Cyberculture on December 7, 2009 at 16:49

I had stopped shortly in a blogger/new media training session last Friday, that focused on Eurasian bloggers and new media people. You can check their work here:

Eurasian Stories | Digital Stories from Eurasia

and videos made in the workshop:

I have met Eric who is in charge of a website called Sesawe. This site offers great tools and recommendations to circumvent web censorship. In their site:

Where sesawe matters:

Yemen Egypt Syria Cambodia Kyrgyzstan Moldova
France North Korea Kazakhstan Morocco Sri Lanka China
Saudia Arabia Ethiopia Turkey Belarus Thailand Sudan


My brief notes from Eric’s speech: Read the rest of this entry »

Introducing Turkish Cybersphere (1)

In Blogroll, Cyberculture on December 4, 2009 at 18:49

I have been saving material about Turkish websites or blogs or e-discussions for a while. Let me offer them to my readers. This is by no means a comprehensive list. But of course I will do my best to find whatever I can find.

As I have recently noted, Turks like to have good productive discussions in Friendfeed. In one of the most recent one, people discuss Google Public DNS. (In Turkish)

Mavi Boncuk offered us 10 Best Blogs from Turkey. I don’t know what criteria they used but some deserve to be in the best list for sure. These are all in Turkish: Read the rest of this entry »

Late night Google Wave wavings

In Cyberculture on December 4, 2009 at 09:05

Google Wave has some potential for group debates. Still there is much to discover and there is much to be done by Google. But I feel like, as a group of friends tonight, we have had a good conversational space there for the first time.  In the mean time, we are not only ones to fantasize, here Turkish government has its own version of fantasy:

Turkey’s state Telecommunications authority asks Youtube to create Turkish version: “Turkeys telecommunications authority has reportedly asked famous video-sharing website Youtube to launch its Turkish version to be unblocked in the country.”
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