The Stealth Startup

“His team of high-tech contractors had come in from Costa Rica and Nicaragua, Washington and Denver. Their mission: to launch a messaging network that could reach hundreds of thousands of Cubans. To hide the network from the Cuban government, they would set up a byzantine system of front companies using a Cayman Islands bank account, and recruit unsuspecting executives who would not be told of the company’s ties to the U.S. government.” The AP has a pretty amazing story about the secret U.S. plan to create a Cuban Twitter to stir unrest.

+ And the Turkish ban on Twitter has been lifted.

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