Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Jamaican Afrofuturism

In response to NBC's telemonopoly of the Olympic games, which left some countries unable to watch their athletes compete in real time:

"Some of us have called relatives in Jamaica to hold the phone by the TV. Some have gotten fancy by using hacker techniques to 'break' into BBC video," Barron Channer, board member of www.fastestnation.com, told The Gleaner from his home in South Florida yesterday afternoon. "I personally have visited websites in Korea, China, Syria, Russia, Canada, England and The Bahamas, all in desperation to share in the joy of my Jamaican people."(emphasis mine)

Click here. H/T the noble guys and gals of the Afrofuturist listserv

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