China’s great wall of freedom

“The Chinese government released a white paper yesterday about the state of the internet and the government policies toward it. Section III of the document, titled Guaranteeing Citizens Freedom of Speech on the Internet, emphasises that free use of the internet is a vital part of public life today.” — Slate

Apple’s iPad owners exposed

“A security breach has exposed iPad owners including dozens of CEOs, military officials, and top politicians. They — and every other buyer of the wireless-enabled tablet — could be vulnerable to spam marketing and malicious hacking.” — Gawker

Apple news app off the pulse

“On Monday afternoon, after Steven P. Jobs himself had highlighted Pulse in his keynote speech at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple received a letter from a Times Company lawyer and removed Pulse from the App store.” — New York Times

How Limewire could fix the UK budget deficit

“… at your standard $750 per infringement, that means that LimeWire owes $150,000 million (£104 billion).”  — The Guardian

Post‘s global emissions interactive project

“The Washington Post has launched a new project for users to gain a better understanding of the global climate change policy debate ahead of the UN’s Conference on Climate Change, taking place in December.” — Washington Post

How to tweet on the World Cup

“The 2010 World Cup is going to be a very interesting one as far as social media goes — it’s the first to be played out in the Twitter era and the first to fully embrace the social media universe.” — Mashable

Popcorn and the World Cup — in 3-D

“Hoyts has formed a partnership with SBS, the official broadcaster of the FIFA World Cup, to show selected live matches in cinemas cross Australia and New Zealand in 3-D.” — Mumbrella

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