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Iran's Web Spying Aided By Western Technology

Original post made by Sharon, Midtown, on Jun 21, 2009

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Posted by mike
a resident of Stanford
on Jun 23, 2009 at 1:39 pm

Perhaps the most powerful image that did get out was the video of the young woman sot in the heart and dying.
It was all over the web in hours with millions of views.

I would think that Siemmens has a trap door in their software that could disable the tracking, they should activate it.

Germany, France and England have forcefully condemned the Iran regime,
I guess we and the UN are just voting " present" intil we, and they, see where the wind blows.
The UN probably thinks that there must be an " Oil for Foog" scam in there somewhere.

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Posted by Sharon
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 23, 2009 at 3:39 pm

The young shot in the heart on the heart was 26yr old Neda Agha-Soltan

Wiki linkWeb Link

She will a powerful symbol in the Shia culture world wide as it venerates such martyrs.

Small mercies "The family was not asked to compensate the state for the £1,800 "bullet price" cost of the security operation that families of other victims were forced to pay"

What is so striking about the protests is that so many vibrant young women are involved, apparently 65% of college students in Iran are women.

Many local software engineers in the Valley are helping the Iranian students with work arounds to the censorship and tracking systems there-- good for them-- hopefully the Electronic Frontier will get more involved

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