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  • Up in arms

    Posted June 19, 2009 - 1:00 pm

    Pick your protest: Iran elections or iPhone 3G S pricing
  • Iran so far unwilling to completely choke off ‘Net

    Posted June 18, 2009 - 4:49 pm

    Despite attempts to consolidate Internet traffic, the Iranian government has so far been unwilling to shut down its entire Internet infrastructure, according to analysis from security vendor Arbor Networks.
  • In Iran, cyber-activism without the middle-man

    Posted June 18, 2009 - 9:21 am

    The owner of a medical records software business in the tiny town of Miami Oklahoma, Anthony Papillion is on the forefront of a new wave of Internet activism, fuelled by social media sites like Twitter, which are giving Iranian citizens and supporters of the government protests there new ways of involving themselves in the political struggle.
  • Twitter says U.S. asked that shutdown be delayed

    Posted June 17, 2009 - 9:17 pm

    Twitter Inc. late yesterday acknowledged that the U.S. State Department had contacted the Web company about delaying its scheduled site maintenance because of the number of Iranians who have been using Twitter to get information out about the political situation there.
  • Iran's leaders fight Internet; Internet wins (so far)

    Posted June 17, 2009 - 8:56 am

    Iran's government in recent days has tried to cut off Internet access for most of its election protestors by shutting down routers at the nation's perimeters, ripping satellite dishes off roofs, cutting cables and turning off telephone switching networks. Iran, in effect, has declared cyberwar on itself. And it doesn't appear to be winning the fight because of the resilience of a communications grid originally designed to be both resilient and pervasive.
  • Twitter becomes a lifeline to an Iran in turmoil

    Posted June 16, 2009 - 8:32 pm

    Iranians Twitter to the world, bypassing government blocked communication avenues.
  • Iran election fracas stirs cyberattacks, Twitter users

    Posted June 16, 2009 - 1:51 pm

    As political tensions increase in Iran, an apparently ad-hoc cyber protest against the results of recent Iranian elections has knocked key Web sites off-line. Meanwhile, online communities are ramping up their opposition efforts.
  • Iran Protests: Tech Tools at Work

    Posted June 16, 2009 - 1:26 pm

    As political tensions increase in Iran, online communities are ramping up their opposition efforts. Here's a breakdown of current online tools in use in Iran.
  • With Iran all a-Twitter, service maintenance pushed back

    Posted June 15, 2009 - 9:11 pm

    Network maintenance that would have put Twitter offline for as long as 90 minutes late Monday has been postponed due to the importance the microblogging service is currently playing in Iran.
  • With unrest in Iran, cyber-attacks begin

    Posted June 15, 2009 - 9:09 pm

    An apparently ad-hoc cyber protest against the results of recent Iranian elections has knocked key Web sites off-line.
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