I have been in Iran five hours a day every day in the past week. Although I’m in Canada, I’ve been virtually in Iran. I watched a live feed of street protests through a friend’s webcam until it went dead after 48 hours because of the Government’s internet crackdown.
During the past few days, I have become a communication hub. The government ban on texting via mobile phones, the jamming of the BBC Persian TV’s satellite feed, the expulsion of overseas journalists and filtering of many foreign and Iranian news websites have forced me to send to my friends anti-filtering website links.… Seguir leyendo »