Category Archives: in English

A Tale About A 1974 Gretsch – instead of Happy New Year Wishes

I got this email from Jose Conde, a well known Cuban guitarist from New York. You can see pictures of Jose, and of the Gretsch here. I wanted him to tell me more about his Gretsch guitar. I’ve edited it … Continue reading

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Cyber terrorism is a real threat, and for the first time both Russia and the US acknowledge it

Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and co-founder of Internet security giant Kaspersky Lab said this week, as reported by ITWeb, that “terrorists could build a botnet that could bring down the entire Internet structure”. Mr. Kaspersky ended his speech with the statement … Continue reading

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Who Controls Russia – II

The New York Times published on November 9 an article under the headline “Who Controls Russia?”, where the authors claim that there is a fight between President Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin about the actual control over the country. With … Continue reading

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Good News for the Internet Users in Europe

Christian Engstr?m, Pirate MEP announced today: The European Parliament and the Council of Ministers reached agreement on a text tonight. The conciliation process is now over. The acceptance of the text was unanimous by the parliament’s delegation, i.e.: including us … Continue reading

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ISOC Bulgaria Signed the Madrid Declaration on Privacy

ISOC-Bulgaria was among the first to sign the Madrid Privacy Declaration.

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ISOC-Bulgaria supports an Open Letter to the MEP re ammendment 138

ISOC Bulgaria supports this Open Letter: EDRI Open Letter to the European Parliament on Amendment 138 in the Telecoms Package * 19 October 2009 To the Members of the European Parliament, European Digital Rights is an association of 29 privacy … Continue reading

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Complete Statistics About Usage, Spread of Internet in Bulgaria

There have been a number of surveys in the last few months, re: Internet usage. Here is a summary below, and when we are ready with this survey.isoc.bg, we’ll publish the results, as well. July 2009: 1. Internet is being … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality in the US under fire

John McCain has introduced a new legislation at the US Senate, which is called Internet Freedom Act. Mr. McCain said: “Today I’m pleased to introduce ???The Internet Freedom Act of 2009’ that will keep the Internet free from government control … Continue reading

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Wrong war

* interview for The Sofia Echo weekly, published on Friday, Oct. 10. Author: Rene Beekman On the morning of our interview, Veni Markovski posted a Facebook status message saying he thought that, “as long as there are people in Bulgaria … Continue reading

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Световният ??нтернет влиза в нова ера с подписаното днес споразумение между ICANN и правителството на САЩ

Световният ??нтернет влиза в нова ера с подписването на документа за задължения между ICANN и правителството на САЩ. Новият документ потвърждава, че ??нтернет ще продължи да се развива както и досега – от организация, в която участват всички заинтересовани страни: … Continue reading

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