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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 06.12.09 | 18:21 (IST)

    It was 50 years ago and the Radio Free Europe poster on the NYC subway wall read "The Iron Curtain Isn't Soundproof." A wag had appended "some truth leaks out." The Iranian government is only delaying, it cannot stop the truth from getting out. The US press is still fixated on Tiger Woods, but the BBC has noticed Iran's pre-demonstration anxiety http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8397767.stm The FACT of censorship becomes the story. And the FACT of censorship makes any rumor seem true. The Ayatollahs are making every mistake the Shah did.

    from the article: Iran cuts Internet connections ahead of student protests
    First published 17:18 06.12.09 | Last updated 17:19 06.12.09
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