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Cell phone app to send alert and wipe addressbook for organizers captured by oppressive gov'ts

U.S. State Dept. funds cell phone app for democracy activists-- to send alert and wipe address book, for use before their phone is confiscated by police.

How much you want to bet the U.S. government asks this not be allowed on U.S. cell phones?

Do not allow users to select parents in a term hierarchy, but only the lowest-level terms

This would be quite useful functionality, and i'm sure i've seen it implemented or at least requested somewhere.

In effect, it makes the hierarchy in a vocabulary just an organizing tool, preventing the grouping labels higher in the hierarchy from being used as terms.

World Social Forum 2008 Global Day of Action [update circa 2018: domain no longer controlled by the World Social Forum]


In 2008, the World Social Forum was not held in one or two locations, as it had in other years since the first Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2001. Agaric Design Collective created to enable groups all over the world to plan and publicize participation in the Global Call for Action, with demonstrations and workshops held in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania.

The site included:

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