From Huffington Post: 8:28 PM ET — Not just in Tehran. Via email, reader Farbod writes: “This is from Ardabil in the northwest. Mousavi’s home province. I think it is very important that people see demonstrations from all over Iran, not just Tehran.”
The revolution will not be televised. But it may be Tweeted.
By Harry Edwards / The Rag Blog / June 14, 2009
An awesome demonstration of the coming together of new technology is going on right now on Huffington Post. Nico Pitney is live-blogging the action in Iran in an up-to-the-minute fashion. All relevant Twitter sites have been compiled and are available for perusal. And a huge compendium of news sites as well. Literally hundreds of sources. I may turn into a believer in Twitter after this.
“There’s something happening here but you don’t know what it is … do you Mr. Jones?”
Bob Dylan, Ballad of a Thin Man, Highway 61 Revisited, 1965
There’s a lesson here in how they shut down all the social nets and cell phones — keep a handy list of snail mail addresses and nearby public phones that you can hook an old-fashioned modem too…If fact, don’t throw away all of your old POTS line modems