Saturday, October 10, 2009

Hillary Clinton talks about Twitter, cell phone technology in Iran, Afghanistan


Today, Saturday October 10, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told the CNN Christine Amanpour on her “Power & Persuasion” hour that the State Department had worked with Twitter during the Iran election crisis to keep the site up, when it needed maintenance, so that dissidents could continue communicating. She also said that the department had place cell phone towers in Afghanistan in order to provide opposition to Taliban communications from FM broadcasts from mobile vehicles.

The CNN link is the “Amanpour eclusive interview with Clinton, Gates” here.

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