All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Estonia’

Steven Seagal’s Estonia Blues Gig Canceled

Concert organizers for the Tallinn, Estonia “Augustibluus” summer blues festival axed action star Steven Seagal’s time slot due to his pro-Russia/Vladimir Putin leanings. Back in March while filming a movie in Romania, actor, film producer, screenwriter, director, martial artist, musician and reserve deputy sheriff Seagal did an interview with the state-run Russian newspaper Rossiskaya Gazeta, in which he’d expressed that …

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Google AdSense Comes To Slovenia, Estonia

Websites in Slovenia and Estonia are just now getting access to AdSense. Sites in these countries can now earn money through Google’s popular publisher program, which enables sites to show ads from Google’s network. Google announced as much in a post on its Inside AdSense blog, where product sales lead Ulrike Jung tells publishers: If your application for AdSense with …

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SXSW Band Demographics

According to research by Sonos, the 2012 South By Southwest showcase will attract 500 bands to Austin, TX – from all over the place. The charts below show the bands’ origins worldwide, as well as where outfits are coming from in the U.S., as American bands make up over half playing the festival. Interestingly, 2 bands are coming from Estonia …

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Internet Freedom Report: U.S. Number 2, Iran Worst Oppressor

According to a report released by Freedom House titled Freedom on the Net 2011, Iran is the worst country when it comes to online freedom.  The top three countries, in order, are Estonia, The United States and Germany. The study judged countries based on three specific criteria: Obstacles to internet access, limits on content and violations of user rights.  They …

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Man Convicted In Estonia Cyber Attack

An Estonian court has fined a man tied to hacking official Web sites during last year’s riots over the moving of a Soviet war memorial.

The court of Harju district, whose jurisdiction includes the capital Tallinn, said it had fined the 20-year-old 17,500 kroons ($1,635) for bringing down the server Web site of the ruling- coalition- leading Reform Party.

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