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Anyone Anywhere (with Internet) Can Look for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

BY Jessica McKenzie | Tuesday, March 11 2014

Screenshot of the current Tomnod instructions page

This morning I helped look for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and you can, too. (The website seems to be back on its feet after a crash following a surge of visitors.)

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Malaysia Crowdsources 2014 Budget

BY Jessica McKenzie | Wednesday, September 4 2013

Prime Minister Razak (Wikipedia)

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, is crowdsourcing the 2014 National Budget. A dedicated website has been set up for the initiative, where citizens can log in through their Facebook or Twitter accounts and submit their suggestions and requests. Other users can then thumbs up or thumbs down a suggestion.

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Malaysian Activists Stage One Day Internet Blackout to Protest Proposed Government Legislation

BY Lisa Goldman | Tuesday, August 14 2012

In response to proposed government legislation that would hold Malaysians responsible for all content disseminated via their computers, Internet connections or social media accounts, including anonymous comments, the Center for Independent Journalism led an online campaign that culminated in a one-day Internet blackout. The campaign caught the attention of the international media and the prime minister himself, who tweeted a conciliatory response. Read More

Bill Clinton Talks Tech in Malaysia

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, November 12 2010

Sure, good reporting demands an actual attempt to get the real transcript of Bill Clinton's talk yesterday to about a thousand students gathered at Malaysia's INTI International University, but let's just for a minute to ... Read More