SEACEM, ChangeFusion and Freevoice are now accepting applications for "ASEAN E-Media Startups Competition".The goal is to identify talented e-media startups in Asean that bring independent news and views with financial sustainability in order to enhance freedom of expression, openness and political and economic liberty in the region.
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In 2000, Yahoo was sued in a French court over the fact that French citizens could view Nazi items sold on the portal's auction site.Back then, Yahoo!
Malaysia Debt Ventures (MDV) has launched a small-contract financing scheme for ICT projects valued between RM250,000 (US$73,436) and RM2 million (US$587,485).The small-contract financing offered by MDV provides financing of up to 85 percent of a project's contract value and loan tenure of up to three years, depending on the amount borrowed.
Creative Commons is an interesting concept that very few people understand.Here's a very bullish write up on CC that appeared in The Star newspaper recently.
Bloggers Jeff Ooi and Ahirudin bin Attan have been sued for defamation by the New Straits Times, an English language daily, and several individuals who worked or are currently working there.Several newswire agencies have reported that this is the first instance of bloggers being sued for libel in Malaysia.
One of the problems with allowing comments on your blog is that somebody might post a comment that will get you in trouble because it's defamatory or libelous.The US Supreme Court has unanimously concluded that federal law insulates Internet providers and websites against lawsuits for the inflammatory statements of others.
Digital delivery of music over the Internet is already a reality in the US and is a growing phenomenon in Europe. But in Malaysia, it hasn't really started yet.