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Archive for April, 2009

Estonia’s Internet guru Linnar Viik shares cyber strategy

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Estonia’s Internet guru Linnar Viik shares cyber strategy

Estonian Internet guru Linnar Viik explains his country's success and comments on 2007's cyber attack, when hackers tried to take down the most wired country in Europe.

Posted: April 8, 2009 07:07   Comments: 0
Full Show: April 7, 2009

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Full Show: April 7, 2009

Watch the show from Tuesday, April 7: Obama's surprise trip to Iraq, Italy recovers from the massive earthquake, Estonia's digital revolution and Cuban baseball.

Posted: April 7, 2009 16:56   Comments: 1
As global Internet use swells, piracy concerns also mount

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As global Internet use swells, piracy concerns also mount

Australia and India anticipate huge Web growth while Sweden battles with Internet piracy and sees impressive results.

Posted: April 7, 2009 16:13   Comments: 2
U.S. officials meet resistance on visit to Pakistan

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U.S. officials meet resistance on visit to Pakistan

Arif Rafiq of World Politics Review discusses U.S. diplomat Richard Holbrooke and Admiral Mike Mullen's trip to Pakistan and what role Pakistan can play in stabilizing Afghanistan as the country deals with its own security issues.

Posted: April 7, 2009 15:20   Comments: 2
Estonia becomes E-stonia with digital revolution

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Estonia becomes E-stonia with digital revolution

A digital revolution is turning the tiny European nation of Estonia into a nation of Internet innovators. Estonians have put their digital identities onto their national identification cards, and much more.

Posted: April 7, 2009 15:16   Comments: 6
Brazilian scrap collectors scrounge for income

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Brazilian scrap collectors scrounge for income

Brazil's economy -- Latin America's largest -- has seen slipping industrial production and will take a hit this year. A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the fate of Brazil's scrap collectors as prices for recyclable materials drop.

Posted: April 7, 2009 12:56   Comments: 0
Splintered bats fly and feisty tongues flap on Cuban streets

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Splintered bats fly and feisty tongues flap on Cuban streets

In Cuba, baseball is a beloved year-round sport, played in stadiums and in streets. While it may look the same, it is a far cry from the money game it has become in the U.S.

Posted: April 7, 2009 12:01   Comments: 1
High in the Bolivian Andes women dish out llama pizza

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High in the Bolivian Andes women dish out llama pizza

Worldfocus producer Bryan Myers is currently reporting from Bolivia and writes about one memorable dining experience high in the Bolivian Andes.

Posted: April 7, 2009 09:46   Comments: 4
Full Show: April 6, 2009

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Full Show: April 6, 2009

Watch the show from Monday, April 6: Earthquake in Italy, President Obama in Turkey, North Korea's rocket launch and Estonia in Afghanistan.

Posted: April 6, 2009 16:41   Comments: 0
U.S. urges strong response to N. Korea rocket launch

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U.S. urges strong response to N. Korea rocket launch

The United States said on Monday that it will continue to press the United Nations Security Council for a strong response to this weekend's rocket launch by North Korea, a rocket that President Obama said could be used for long-range missiles. Leon Sigal of the Social Science Research Council discusses the implications of the launch.

Posted: April 6, 2009 15:32   Comments: 6

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