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Artist Lance Masai Jackson stands near his painting exhibited at Santa Monica’s James Gray Gallery. (Derek Padula)

Artist Lance Masai Jackson
By Masha Savitz for The Epoch Times
May 12, 2009

On a gloriously typical spring evening in Santa Monica, artists, patrons and art lovers mingled in the James Gray Gallery at the renowned Bergmont Station, celebrating an exhibit opening on April 18.

In the show was newcomer Lance Masai Jackson with two pieces represented. The first is a monotone mixed media on paper called ‘The Waves Sift the Sand; What is Revealed is True Gold’.

The second is a “cloud-scape” called “Evening Grays”(or “Clearing the Storm”), an oil painting in cool blues and grays .

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James Estrin/The New York Times_Shiyu Zhou is a founder of the Falun Gong consortium that maintains a series of computers in data centers around the world

Cyberwar- Iranians and Others Outwit Net Censors
By JOHN MARKOFF for The New York Times
April 30, 2009

The Iranian government, more than almost any other, censors what citizens can read online, using elaborate technology to block millions of Web sites offering news, commentary, videos, music and, until recently, Facebook and YouTube. Search for “women” in Persian and you’re told, “Dear Subscriber, access to this site is not possible.”

Last July, on popular sites that offer free downloads of various software, an escape hatch appeared. The computer program allowed Iranian Internet users to evade government censorship.

College students discovered the key first, then spread it through e-mail messages and file-sharing. By late autumn more than 400,000 Iranians were surfing the uncensored Web.

The software was created not by Iranians, but by Chinese computer experts volunteering for the Falun Gong, a spiritual movement that has beem suppressed by the Chinese government since 1999. They maintain a series of computers in data centers around the world to route Web users’ requests around censors’ firewalls.

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US-CHINA-BASKETBALL-CHENSound of Hope Radio Network is proud to present you a series of audio book ‘One In A Billion” by Kai Chen. This is a book of “Freedom is not free” and can also be found at web site http://kaichenforum.com. Happy listening.

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US-CHINA-BASKETBALL-CHENSound of Hope Radio Network is proud to present you a series of audio book ‘One In A Billion” by Kai Chen. This is a book of “Freedom is not free” and can also be found at web site http://kaichenforum.com. Happy listening.

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US-CHINA-BASKETBALL-CHENSound of Hope Radio Network is proud to present you a series of audio book ‘One In A Billion” by Kai Chen. This is a book of “Freedom is not free” and can also be found at web site http://kaichenforum.com. Happy listening.

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