21/04/2009

PIRATE BAY TRIAL VERDICT

This week's Pirate Bay verdict has sent ripples through the digital world. The four men behind the Swedish file-sharing site were found guilty of breaking copyright law. They were sentenced to a year in jail and ordered to pay $4.5m in damages. Darren Waters, Technology editor for BBC News speaks to Digital Planet about their plans to appeal.

HIGH-TECH CAMPAIGNING IN INDIAN ELECTIONS

The general election is in full swing in India, with 714 million voters going to the polls over the next month. Nearly half of all Indians are under 25, making India one of the world’s youngest countries. The parties are trying to woo young voters with tech savvy campaigning methods, from You Tube videos to text messages. BBC News correspondent Shilpa Kannan reports from Delhi.

IS RADIO DEAD?

A mobile phone company is now the biggest manufacturer of FM radios in the world. So is the radio set dead? And how will this emerging diversity in the way we consume radio affect programming? We ask Nick Piggott, Head of Creative Technology at Global Radio.

FOOTSTEPS FROM LONDON-CAMBODIA

Gareth visits the Frictions of Distance art installation, which connects people in London with other visitors in Phnom Phen in Cambodia.

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