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The Bunga Bunga dictator: a (stupidly) Windows-only show

Dec 14, 2010, 09:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marco Fioretti)

[ Thanks to M. Fioretti for this link. ]

"Tonight I wanted to watch on my computer, in streaming thanks to this wonderful worldwide Web that makes us all brothers and that all the Italian Political Parties who care about the future hail as an enabler of democracy and participation, an italian live show called the Bunga Bunga Dictator. Bunga Bunga is.. er, I'll leave the definition to the Urban Dictionary. The dictator is Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who is… er, you've probably heard of him already and if you haven't, ask the Guardian.

"The Bunga Bunga dictator was basically a rally against Silvio Berlusconi sponsored by Italia dei Valori (IDV), a vehemently anti-Berlusconi party led by ex-prosecutor Antonio Di Pietro. Since while I'm writing nobody knows if Berlusconi will still be Prime Minister after next Tuesday (don't ask me to explain Italian politics here, I've only a few GBytes of space on this server) I wanted to watch that show. Unfortunately, I couldn't. Why? Because to see it online, in streaming, I should have had a browser plugin for a Windows format. A plugin that I, being a Fedora Linux user, do not have on my computer by default:"

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