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GlassBeadGame
post Fri 16th September 2011, 4:55pm
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The whole documentary is extraordinary. But the part relevant to this post begins at 39:26.



In the wake of democracy protests earlier this year the Al Khalifa regime utilized Facebook sites to get citizens to inform on protestors, coordinate vigilantes and hunt down activitists for arrest and torture. Facebook seems to have removed the pages as an embarassment to itself but too late to help the victims. Mr. Zuckerman is on the way to monetize torture. Not since the Rawadian radio stations coordinated the genocide there have I seen anything to match this use of media.

Facebook wants information to be free. Pro-Democracy protestors facing brutal oppresion...not so much.
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GlassBeadGame   Shouting in the Dark   Fri 16th September 2011, 4:55pm
nableezy   The whole documentary is extraordinary. But the p...   Fri 16th September 2011, 8:15pm
It's the blimp, Frank   For example, a US based company (Narus) sold to E...   Sat 17th September 2011, 3:57pm
GlassBeadGame   People made a huge deal out of facebook being u...   Sun 18th September 2011, 7:00am
Wikifan   the video is from al jazeera. AJ covered bahrai...   Fri 16th September 2011, 9:50pm
nableezy   the video is from al jazeera. AJ covered bahra...   Fri 16th September 2011, 11:41pm
Wikifan   the video is from al jazeera. AJ covered bahr...   Sat 17th September 2011, 1:40am


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