Editor’s note: It’s beginning to look like Iran is the victim of yet another CIA-plotted NGO color revolution.
The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it had contacted the social networking service Twitter to urge it to delay a planned upgrade that would have cut daytime service to Iranians who are disputing their election.
[efoods]Confirmation that the U.S. government had contacted Twitter came as the Obama administration sought to avoid suggestions it was meddling in Iran’s internal affairs as the Islamic Republic battled to control deadly street protests over the election result.
Twitter and Facebook have been used as a tool by many young people to coordinate protests over the election’s outcome.
President Barack Obama said earlier on Tuesday he believed “people’s voices should be heard and not suppressed” in Iran.
This article was posted: Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 8:44 am