Organizations in the US are launching campaigns encouraging citizens to register to vote. Also, three Vietnamese bloggers are given heavy prison sentences, prompting reactions online. And web users campaign for the formal recognition of a new cloud variety.
Our daily round-up of the Web takes you to Taiwan, where the Dalai Lama has landed on a controversial trip to comfort the victims of Typhoon Morakot. Also in today's show: bloggers react to the wildfires that are threatening Los Angeles.
In this edition: Gabon's presidential election was followed closely by the blogosphere; the debate surrounding Microsoft’s "racist" gaffe grows online, and an American attacks his government’s interventionism.
Today on the Net: Ciduad Juarez, the worlds’s most dangerous city; political turmoil in Brazil; Facebook movie for this autumn; Jean-Pierre Lavoie and his photographs of Detroit; and a rap video denouncing H1N1 virus.
In this edition: The death of the last Kennedy brother, US Senator Ted Kennedy, is mourned; the blogosphere defends two bloggers imprisoned in Azerbaijan; the ecological journey log of a group of young Canadian video directors.