Updates on Iran

Most technologies have traditionally be used by those in power to maintain their positions of power.  However, new ICTs, particularly those associated with the Internet, such as Blogging and Twitter, have the potential dramatically to change existing power relationships.  The current situation in Iran provides a classic example of ways in which these technologies can be used to share information and to organise political action.

For just some of the many accounts of ongoing activities in Iran, for example, see:

Other interesting material on Iran and Twitter includes the following:



Filed under Ethics, ICT4D, Social Networking

2 responses to “Updates on Iran

  1. Fernanda Scur

    Here is also a nice project related to this issue:

    Iran: A nation of bloggers: http://vimeo.com/2139754


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