Defense & modern warfare exercise: social networking triggers activism – Let’s Do It, Romania!

Let’s Do It, Estonia! The news that caught my attention:

On May 3, 2008 with help of 50 000 volunteers more than 10 000 tons of garbage gathered and Estonia was cleaned up from illegal waste. Via (click to see movie)

At a first glance you can note:

  • Volunteers, military uniforms, informal leadership;
  • Using Google Earth to map the garbage;
  • Using TV stars to endorse the event;
  • Online registration for volunteers;
  • 1 day event/500.000 eur costs for the government.

ESTONIA – THE MOST WIRED COUNTRY IN EUROPE

Estonia has a strong information technology sector, started in mid-1990s, and has been mentioned as the most “wired” and advanced country in Europe in the terms of e-Government of Estonia. Therefore, Estonia faced high security risks regarding cyberattacks. Continue reading “Defense & modern warfare exercise: social networking triggers activism – Let’s Do It, Romania!”