Amazon Web Services (AWS) has come up with an explanation on why they kicked WikiLeaks off its servers after a day of the event. Amazon claims that it has stopped providing service to WikiLeaks as it was breaking rules designed to ensure websites use their own content and that it won’t injure others. Amazon in a blog post explained how the decision was their own and, not taken due to the pressure from the U.S. government. Amazon says, the terms of service clause that was in clear violation by WikiLeaks was:
…you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content… that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity.
The Ranjana Cinema Hall, one of the oldest cinema hall of Nepal, is was demolished earlier this year. Construction works for a new trade center, in the location, is going to start in the near future. The total cost of the Ranjana Trade Center is expected to reach Rs. 3 billion.
The trade center made a new record, in its planning stage, by selling all the business area on a single day. The trade center to be constructed on a 6 ropani land in one of the busiest area in K
athmandu, will have banks, insurance companies, wholesale and retail shops, restaurants, food court, and children’s play area.
The trade center is told to have free WiFi, CCTV, and 24 hours security arrangement in its premise. The investors plan to finish the construction and hand over the spaces to the respective owners within 30 month. It is told that the trade center will be a huge, 25 storey building, and connected internally with the nearby buildings.
The trade center will be one more addition to growing number of all-in-one retail and business locations in Kathmandu. The main competitor to the new market will be Bishal Bazar, R.B. Complex, People’s Plaza, Kathmandu Mall, World Trade Center,Pashupati Plaza, and Ratna Plaza.
The government has ignored the internationally acclaimed CNN Hero 2010 winner and social worker, Anuradha Koirala, during her arrival in Kathmandu after receiving the award. It was not only the government, none of the political parties thought of sending a representative to congratulate and welcome the Hero.
Julian Assange the 39 year-old founder of whistleblower website, WikiLeaks, is a mysterious personality. His mother tells him to be ‘very intelligent’. An Australian hacker has a record of being arrested on 18 hacking charges, and wanted by Interpol for sexual charges.
Julian explains – “Why the world needs WikiLeaks” in a talk with TED’s Chris Anderson. In th e19 minutes video he explains how the site operates, what it has accomplished, and what drives him.