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2011-01-25 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jermyn Brooks as its first Independent Chair, effective immediately. As Independent Chair, Mr. Brooks will have responsibility for the governance of GNI's Board and will be a leading advocate and spokesperson for GNI in senior company and governmental discussions. According to Bennett Freeman, Senior Vice President of Sustainability Research and Policy at...

2008-08-02 03:00:12

To: FOREIGN EDITORS Contact: Tao Wang, Global Internet Freedom Consortium, +1-888- 937-1688, contact@internetfreedom.org WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Internet Freedom Consortium (GIFC) announced today that their anti- censorship software tools are ready to help journalists and tourists during the Olympics, to circumvent China's Internet blockade. The software, which is available free of charge, can be downloaded onto a hard drive or USB drive to safely and...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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