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Middle East Interfaith Blogger Network Calls for Release of Imprisoned Egyptian Blogger Abdel Kareem Soliman

There’s an Egyptian blogger/student named Abdel Kareem Soliman who is about to go on trial for alleged crimes committed on his blog. An international coalition of bloggers, activits, and political leaders is demanding that free expression be respected in Egypt. Abdel Kareem Soliman faces nine years in jail for his blog posts about politics, religious …

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Wal-Mart is Business 2.0’s 2006 Dumbest Moments in Business Grand Prize Winner

Today, as reported on CNNMoney.com, Business 2.0 released its 7th Annual look at the dumbest moments in business from the past year and declared Wal-Mart its grand prize winner for the #1 “Dumbest Moment in Business” for 2006. Despite spending untold millions of dollars on high priced public relations campaigns and consultants, Wal-Mart — incredibly …

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Blog Banned by Google Wins Best Personal Blog Award

Samson Blinded, a blog that advocates an ultra-hard-line Israeli approach to Arab nations, has received the 2006 People’s Choice Jewish and Israeli Blog Award in the Best Overall Blog category and scored the highest in four other categories. Google banned the blog from its Google AdWords advertising program for “unacceptable content,” “sensitive content,” and “advocating …

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