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Too many people in Iran know enough English and have enough Web skills to know what he did say.

You are certain? Why?

(setting aside Twitter technical limitations, state ICT controls, and fluency)

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sat Jun 20th, 2009 at 03:28:02 PM EST
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The evidence of my eyes?  :-)

As to web skills: the regime has been cracking down on internet and telecommunications generally since this thing began and they haven't succeeded in isolating Iran from the global information net.

Second, too many people have the English skills simply due to the fact English is the default global scientific, technical, and business language.  Anyone wishing to communicate globally uses English; it's "every bodies" preferred second language.  BTW, that's why American and British language skills are for garbage: we don't need to learn the global language; we own it from birth.


She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Sat Jun 20th, 2009 at 04:03:17 PM EST
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