Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Jun 2011 18:51 UTC
Internet & Networking It's official now. The signs had been there for a while now. While the west bangs on about the importance of freedom and democracy, they don't actually want anyone to have too much of it. The US, France, and the UK have jointly pretty much declared war on freedom on the web.
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RE[4]: Chile not west?
by JAlexoid on Thu 9th Jun 2011 23:58 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Chile not west?"
JAlexoid
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Oh please! Most people don't really consider Spain and Portugal to be part of "the western world".
But it's quite interesting point you are raising. What we consider western world is very narrow in definition. US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand are very much part of the western world. But somehow non former British colonies are not included. Maybe because British colonists and colonies eradicated the local culture after taking over. While Spanish and Portuguese essentially incorporated local culture into catholicism.

French Guyana is still territory of the 5th republic.

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