In this edition: The widow of Rwandan president Habyarimana arrest was closely followed online; Polish web users win a battle in web censorship war in their country; and on YouTube, MysteryGuitarMan plays Mozart with beer bottles.
Organizations that work to protect and defend survivors of the genocide have welcomed the news. This collective had filed a complaint against Agathe Habyarimana before the French Court. Their web site echoes their combat to track down those genocide perpetrators currently hiding in France.
Many of those involved in the genocide fled abroad afterwards and are still escaping justice. Fugitives wanted by Interpol, which in collaboration with The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, has issued these descriptions of wanted persons on YouTube.
A town where there’s no crime and the inhabitants have a strong sense of civic spirit. Here is “Parthenope”, the ancient name of Naples. It’s a dream shared by a group of Neapolitan web users. They want to refound the old city and base it on ethical and moral values. The portal has a daily online newspaper as well as a virtual town hall to discuss city matters. Parthenope currently has over 3000 inhabitants. The next step: to expand its influence in the real world by submitting proposals to Naples City Council.
See what your friends have been looking at on the Internet. This new service, called “Have your friends been there?” allows you to dig through your contacts’ browsing history. You just have to send a particular Internet site address to the person of your choice and when that person clicks on the link, some software will search through their browser history, looking for addresses of pornographic websites.