Tag: internet

Buckling under pressure

12 May, '068 Comments

The GDN has two articles today about the Batelco restricted broadband packages. One written by Tariq Khonji highlights the users’ views while another contains responses and accusations by Batelco’s CEO, makes him actually sound like an Arab, but Greeks aren’t really that far away from our culture are they? 😉 So the campaigns of boycottbatelco.com […]

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Batelco Broadband Bahrain; Prices and New Packages

11 May, '0617 Comments

The Bahrain Internet Society is holding its monthly meeting, and this time they are inviting Batelco’s Chief Executive along for an open discussion regarding Batelco’s new Internet packages. The meeting is on Sunday, May 14, 2006 at the Crowne Plaza hotel at 7PM in the Bahrain Convention Centre. The meeting is open to the public. […]

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RSF’s 2006 Internet Report

2 May, '069 Comments

Here’s what RSF have to say about Bahrain: Except for pornographic sites, Bahrain does not censor the Internet much. But it has unfortunately begun to regulate it in ways that endanger freedom of expression. The government said in April 2004 that all online publications, including forums and blogs, must be officially registered. Loud protests led […]

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Google comes to Bahrain!

Google comes to Bahrain!

5 Mar, '0613 Comments

How about THAT! Thanks to Ali7 for blogging it.

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Swedish Cookies

15 May, '050 Comments

In Sweden, a website cannot use cookies by law unless the site offers the user the option not to use them. A dislaimer must be shown on any site so that the visitor’s privacy is protected: Today, July 25, 2003, the Electronic Communication Act (“the Act”) enters into force. A practical effect of the Act […]

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