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@Twitter from StateDept: delay upgrade to aid Iran protests

Submitted by Leo Klein on Mon, 6/29/09 (7:19pm)
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06/16/2009
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In the aftermath of the Iranian election, Twitter has become a big part of the story. The State Department has confirmed that it asked the microblogging service to reschedule a network upgrade in order to keep downtime in Iran at a late-night minimum.