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Twitter's login credentials were used to make DNS changes that redirected surfers to a protest site last Friday, according to site admins. Surfers visiting the micro-blogging website for about an hour early on Friday morning were instead redirected to a page on another site, boasting that Twitter had been pwned by a previously …

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  1. Charlie Clark Silver badge
    FAIL

    Warming up old news

    "Twitter became a notable outlet for dissent by Iranian protesters"

    Was this ever verified? ie. were the "tweets" identifiable as coming out of a country in lockdown with even the mobile phone networks effectively censored?

    Can we please have dead bird icon for the tw*t stories?

  2. JaitcH
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    Twitters are Twits

    Why does everyone want to expose themselves on web sites like this.

    Hear about the idiot, whilst robbing a house, logged in on the home owners computer to update his profile?

    He was caught, thanks to browser history!

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