Tagged: Internet Users

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Watch Michael Anti’s “Behind the Great Firewall of China” Talk at TED

Michael Anti (aka Jing Zhao) has been blogging from China for 12 years. Despite the control the central government has over the Internet — “All the servers are in Beijing” (also known as “The Great Firewall of China”) — he says that hundreds of millions of microbloggers are in fact creating the first national public sphere in the country’s history, and shifting the balance of power in unexpected ways […]

Information Technology in Brazil: Computer reached 45% of Brazilian households in 2011 0

Information Technology in Brazil: Computer reached 45% of Brazilian households in 2011

Internet access was present in 38% of homes last year, an increase from 27% in 2010 […]

Internet in Brazil: nearly 80 million Internet users, says survey 0

Internet in Brazil: nearly 80 million Internet users, says survey

Brazil had 79.9 million Internet users by the end of the fourth quarter of 2011, according to a survey released by Ibope. According to the study, growth was 2% over the previous quarter, 8% over the same period in 2010 and 19% over 2009 […]

Internet in Brazil: fashion and beauty industries pulling E-commerce numbers up by in 2012 0

Internet in Brazil: fashion and beauty industries pulling E-commerce numbers up by in 2012

Sales of clothing, footwear, sporting goods, medicines, health and beauty products have the highest growth prospects in the market of Brazilian e-commerce and should pull the number of requests in 2012 […]