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Micro-blogging phenomenon Twitter has modified its commitment to the free flow of information online by adding a new feature enabling the removal of users' tweets at a country level while allowing them to be viewed elsewhere. In a move many will see as a thinly veiled attempt to cosy up to repressive regimes and maybe even make …

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"we will enter countries that have different ideas about the contours of freedom of expression"

I thought Twitter was already available in America.

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Black Helicopters

ownership issues

wasn't there a recent lump of shares purchased by a Saudi Prince... is this what he paid for?

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/12/19/alwaleed_invests_in_twitter/

my cynical gland just went 'splode

still, a re-tweet from outside should be visible form inside.. right?

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ohhh Snap....

The twits begin to hate twitter....LOL

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Anonymous Coward

Fluff

Proxy anyone?

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So stop using Twitter

and use identi.ca instead, or as well.

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twitter is no longer

it si nwo a pthetic sell out,who shoult be SHUTDOWN as it;s main reason to exist is not longer

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@Mectron

Couldn't have put it better myself. If I could give your post ten thumbs up I would. Any thoughts on the Eurozone debacle?

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@Mectron

Yes, but has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?

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