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Jakarta Post

Putting faces to web addresses

  • Prodita Sabarini

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, November 23 2008   /  10:32 am

BLOG IT: Two bloggers type on their laptops at the auditorium of the BPPT building on Jl. Thamrin on Saturday during the second Pesta Blogger, an annual gathering for bloggers. (JP/Ricky Yudhistira) Gathered in an auditorium in Central Jakarta on Saturday, bloggers from around the country whistled and cheered as an MC read out the names of their communities. "There's Komunitas Angin Mamiri from Makassar," MC Panji Pragiwaksono said, pointing to a group of bloggers cheering hysterically in the crowd. "There's Cah Andong from Yogyakarta," he shouted over the growing din. More than 1,000 bloggers from across Indonesia came together Saturday for Pesta Blogger 2008, held at the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology. The second annual blogger gathering, supported by three ministries -- the Communications and Information minist...