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Beginning a new year 2015

godavar on Twitter   May you survive 2015 without being brainwashed, violated, forcibly converted or reconverted, victimized, etc

This blog has been mostly silent since the Lok Sabha Election defeat in May with a few occasional tweets. When I say defeat, I speak of the defeat of democracy. It may seem like an extreme opinion to many, but I did not see the methods of the party that won as respectful of either …

Twittering Away

On its 8th birthday, Twitter has announced a tool to see first tweet from their account. I was wondering why people were retweeting a 2097 day old post with a link that didn’t even exist anymore. This is not the historic old post immortalized in my first Tweet on Twitter, but it sure beats curious …

India Blocks

India blocked some 309 urls yesterday between Facebook, Twitter, blog posts and entire sites, the details of which are not known, but CIS-India who got a copy of the leaked list has put up an excellent post by Pranesh Prakash examining the information available. In the meanwhile, Twitter is full of new born free speech …