Indonesia the poster child of what new media can do?

This should help to dispel the misguided notion that the neighbor up north is the poster child of the “transformative powers” of New Media. US Under Secretary Maria Otero met with some bloggers last¬† Wednesday and here sizes up the contribution that Indonesian bloggers and onliners provide to the country and the region. Hmmm. Wonder…

Indonesia, the land of the free(dom) of information

Unspun was invited together with a few other bloggers and Danny Oei from Kaskus.us to a lunch with visiting US Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero¬† yesterday and the subject of online information flows and freedom of expression naturally cropped up. One of the interesting points that emerged during the…