US secretly created ‘Cuban Twitter’ to stir unrest and undermine government [Guardian]

Otherwise interesting article has a more or less obvious bias against Cuban government, and distorts reality of Internet access in Cuba – Zuo Shou

* USAid started ZunZuneo, a social network built on texts, in hope it could be used to organize ‘smart mobs’ to trigger Cuban spring *

Associated Press in Washington
3 April 2014

In July 2010, Joe McSpedon, a US government official, flew to Barcelona to put the final touches on a secret plan to build a social media project aimed at undermining Cuba’s communist government…

Excerpted; full article link: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/03/us-cuban-twitter-zunzuneo-stir-unrest

(c) Guardian News & Media Ltd

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Also see: ‘“Cuban twitter” affair exposes USAID as instrument of regime-change’ [World Socialist Website] https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/04/05/cuba-a05.html

The WSWS article catalogs USAID’s history of ‘regime change’ operations, which somehow the Associated Press / Guardian article omitted – Zuo Shou

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