(h/t half of Twitter)
Mr. Jaffar and several of his fellow activists were interviewed by means of Skype, over a computer they powered with a car battery, using a portable Inmarsat satellite transmitter set up to provide a WiFi hotspot in the corner of the city where they were hiding. Activists said they were raising money overseas to pay for the transmitters and the satellite time.
More reliable than the AT&T cellphone network … Ghastly Images Flow From Shattered City of Homs, Syria - NYTimes.com
A spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry told Voice of America that the Chinese goverment “protects Chinese citizens’ rights to free expression on the Internet. But he also warned that they should express themselves according to Chinese laws and regulations,” as Voice of America put it.
Please join us in the year 2012, where software is available instantly and transparently priced and the word “webinar” is only used ironically.