Thursday, September 27, 2007

Google buys stake in Burma

Burmese mBloggers are using Facebook to keep one step ahead of junta. If you want to stay up to date, log onto Facebook , search for Burma and subscribe to the RSS feed.

Of course the Junta could have seen this coming if they had watched Peter Gabriel at TED talk about the human-rights watchdog group WITNESS, which distributes digital cameras to ordinary citizens so they can document injustice and abuse. Video:

Now here's the interesting part. Google is battling Microsoft for a stake in Facebook. With Microsoft and Google's record of protecting human rights in China, what happens then?

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