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#1 This is actually interesting. There has for a long time been speculation that society has become so Internet dependent that to lose the Internet would cause a major crisis. So now there will be an actual example, on a small scale, of what would happen.
My speculation is that it will create a huge rumor mill. The government thinks it will now control all information dissemination. But because they are so despised, everyone will assume that they are putting out nothing but b.s.
So when *any* non-governmental information comes out, it will rapidly spread through the population, and no matter how ludicrous, be seen as fact.
And that could be a major kick in the cajones to the government. Rumors might actually become realities, because even most of the government will believe what the rumors say.
"Ahmadinejad just tried to murder Khamenei with a knife! He is seriously wounded, near death, and there are orders to shoot Ahmadinejad on sight!"
Posted by Anonymoose 2012-02-23 09:06||
#2 Rise up, brave Iranians, and toss the mullahs down the well.
Act now and we will arrange for free WiFi for a decade and Ipads for every citizen.
Act Now! Offer expires March 30.
US State Department
Wonder how the mullahs would deal with the great satan if that offer were made to the youth of Iran? Couldn't cost more than what we are already spending.
Posted by Capsu78 2012-02-23 18:47||