internet diplomacy

However, Google said that the subtle change - where users have to actively click on a link to access unfiltered search results rather than being automatically redirected - was "consistent" with its approach not to self-censor search results and was hopeful it would allow it to continue operating in China.

"When Armenian and Azerbaijani youth can hold an online forum avoiding mutual accusations, a real breakthrough will be registered in Karabakh process," [Deputy dean of history chair of Moscow State University, Dr. Alexei Vlasov] said.

A June 28–29 symposium in Uganda organized by the U.S. telecom firm Verizon Communications and other planning partners is an effort to help improve East Africa’s Internet links with the rest of the world...Overall, the conference hopes to connect education, communication and government and spur a dialogue to move forward and use the Internet to promote greater economic growth and development across East Africa, she said.

Looking for rare handicrafts and products that include a slice of Indian history? Started in June, could help serve your purpose. Launched by Sudip Dutta, 32, the portal is an online marketplace that gives handicraft lovers all over the world easy access to a unique collection of ancient, modern as well as contemporary Indian art.

Produced by the Israeli legal advocacy group Gisha, the "Safe Passage" game is offered in Arabic, Hebrew and English and combines animation, video, legal documents and an extensive blog. The first computer game of its kind in Israel, "Safe Passage" allows players to adopt one of three characters...

The state of war between Israel and Syria, begun in 1973, prevents their citizens from meeting in person, but recently they have started to come together online. is a new website that brings together Syrian and Israeli bloggers, journalists and academics to discuss the stalled peace process.

The agreement was signed between, the online version of Lianhe Zaobao, the leading Chinese daily in Singapore, and Shanda Literature Singapore(SDL), the leader of China's online literature. The literary site will allow Singaporean readers to have free access into Shanda's online Chinese literature.

Alec Ross, Secretary Clinton's Senior Advisor for Innovation, said the new policy is designed to promote access to global education and culture by permitting certain telecommunications equipment and services to flow to those countries. Export of those equipment and services had previously been blocked by U.S. sanctions.