Cyber warriors join fight against censors and foil Iran's bid to silence bloggers
Posted in: Censorship at 20/06/2009 18:45
In the Canary restaurant on Westwood Boulevard in Los Angeles, where nearly every shop and café is Iranian-owned, pictures of the demonstrations run constantly on a battered television tuned to one of more than 20 Persian TV stations in the city. In a corner, photographs of the Shah are a reminder of a call to arms from an earlier generation, who fled Iran after the Islamic Revolution.
Ehsan Zahedani, 27, is sitting at a table, checking his Facebook page. The student of politics and Iranian studies at nearby UCLA has more than 1,950 "friends" and his profile page is filled with posts, pictures and links to videos on YouTube -- all about the protests in Iran.