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  • Unblock Everything launches
  • Foundation Launch
  • Mobile payments of water bills cut inefficiency and corruption in Africa
  • UK man guilty of selling fake bomb detectors

Unblock Everything launches

The Technology for Change foundation are delighted to announce the launch of our latest project to promote internet freedom. A free service unblock-everything.com allows discrete, fast and easy navigation of websites not normally accessible via restricted internet connections. In many parts of the world access to services such as Twitter and Facebook are routinely blocked

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Foundation Launch

Welcome the the Foundation! After many years of work all over the world with various projects, people and organizations, it is our sincere pleasure to announce the Technology for Change Foundation. As you can read on the home page, we aim to bring together the resources and expertise of these individual efforts together with those of

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UK man guilty of selling fake bomb detectors

A millionaire businessman who sold fake bomb detectors to countries including Iraq and Georgia, knowing they did not work, has been convicted of fraud. (courtesy of www.bbc.co.uk/news) James McCormick, 56, of Langport, Somerset, is said to have made £50m from sales and sold more than 6,000 in Iraq, the Old Bailey heard. Police said the

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Algeria confronts kidnappings

Algeria just approved emergency measures to combat kidnappings, a week after two abducted children were found dead in Constantine province. (courtesy of www.magharebia.com) Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal on Sunday (March 17th) held a ministerial meeting on the topic. Snatchings have sparked concern among Algerian families, leading to calls for measures that will ensure the security

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