News Snippets

Published: Thursday 30 September 2010

>> The annual Titirlandia Puppet Festival in the Spanish capital, Madrid, concluded on August 29 with a day long show to raise money for schools in the Bolivian mining province of Potosi.

>> Google has proposed paying US $8.5m (£5.5m) to settle a lawsuit brought over its Buzz social network. Gmail users took Google to court in the US over Buzz saying the network violated personal privacy.

>> Cape Town TV in South Africa is challenging a decision by the country’s Independent Communications Authority of SA to refuse it a permanent licence, arguing that the community television channel provide valuable service.

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