'Chat the Planet' Brings Views from Iraq to the Web

Until recently, it wasn't possible for most ordinary Americans to enter into dialogue with people living in the midst of a war.

The Internet has changed all that —a company called Chat the Planet is using Web sites like Salon and YouTube to enable young people from all over the world to communicate with one another through live and produced video.

Via the Web, the group recently helped three Iraqis produce videos about their daily lives.

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