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YouTube Highlights Iranian Election Videos

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

Monday, June 22, 2009
15 years ago2,623 views

http://twitpic.com/84py9

http://web3.twitpic.com/img/13657185-2d940721de0caa5d88e5a6d9ce786be8.4a3ff142-full.png
(Clicking the first link will open the picture if the image fails to display)

A bar has been added to the top of EVERY YouTube page linking to the CitizenTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/citizentube?feature=ticker

The text reads "Breaking News: For the latest videos from Iran, visit youtube.com/citizentube"

Yv. [PersonRank 7]

15 years ago #

Wow, that is very impressive move. It looks like the internet (YT, Facebook, twitter, google (Farshi translate), reddit, news sites, blogs) has adopted this Iran case as it's foster child.
I hope it won't backfire:
- http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124562668777335653.html#mod=article-outset-box
- http://www.bultannews.com/pages/?cid=14164
- http://www.reddit.com/r/reddit.com/comments/8upvk/help_reddit_this_website_takes_pictures_of/

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Sometimes I've got the feeling that the US cares about the democracy in other countries only when it's convenient and it serves its interests.

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

That's because they do only care about democracy when it's convenient and serves their interests.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

"The 1953 Iranian coup d’état deposed the democratically-elected government of Iranian Prime Minister Mohammed Mosaddeq ... The coup was carried out by the US administration of Dwight D. Eisenhower in a covert action advocated by Secretary of State John Foster Dulles under the supervision of his brother Allen Dulles, the Director of Central Intelligence..."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ajax#The_coup_and_CIA_records

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