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(Yahoo)   Thailand enacts new "one laptop per child" project, thus putting another culture's children on the fast-track to Internet flame wars and gambling popup ads in no time   ( divider line
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142 clicks; posted to Geek » on 14 Aug 2006 at 10:37 AM (11 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2006-08-14 10:49:04 AM  
I read that as lap dance the first time. I hear Gary Glitter and Pete Townshend are planning a tour there.
2006-08-14 11:00:00 AM  
The U.S.-based "One Laptop per Child" project aims to deliver up to 30 computers to Thailand in October and 500 more in November, Thaksin said in a nationwide radio broadcast on Saturday.

There are only 530 children in Thailand?
What the duece?
2006-08-14 12:07:52 PM  
Which means that it will take about another month after that for Myspace to gear up for the influx of new Thai children making pages and the consequential jump in predatory traffic.

They expect to make a killing off the banner ads from airlines and "vacation tour" salespeople.
2006-08-14 12:35:18 PM  
Is that a Goal or Limit?

2006-08-14 05:29:39 PM  
So, where do I trade in my laptop for a child?
2006-08-14 06:57:29 PM  
Why not? They probably make them anyways....
2006-08-14 11:45:30 PM  
The kids need them to advertise their "services."

/one first class ticket please. Preferably window seat.
2006-08-15 06:41:24 PM  
They have some Dells that are available
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