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+ - Crowd-Sourced Libya Crisis, UN call volunteers->

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h00manist (800926) writes "The Standby Task Force, Online Volunteer Community for Live Mapping, which Slashdot wrote about before, is helping live-map conflict in Libya, calling volunteers with skills in mapping, media, analysis, English and Arabic. In the past they mapped situations in Afghanistan, Chile, Haiti. The open source platform Ushahidi has also been used in Wash DC."
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Crowd-Sourced Libya Crisis, UN call volunteers

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