"Once again, Iran is an experimental field for innovative subversive methods. "
"The CIA is relying in 2009 on a new weapon: control of cell phones."
"First, SMS were sent by the CIA during the night of the counting of the votes, according to which the Guardian Council of the Constitution
(equivalent to a constitutional court) had informed Mir-Hossein Mousavi of his victory."
" After that, the announcing of the official results — the re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with 64 % of cast votes — seemed like a huge fraud.
"However, three days earlier, M. Mousavi and his friends were considering a massive victory of M. Ahmadinejad as certain and were trying to explain
it by unbalanced campaigns. "
"Indeed the ex president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was detailing his grievances in an open letter."
" The US polling institutes in Iran were predicting a 20 points lead for M. Ahmadinejad over M. Mousavi ."
" M. Mousavi victory never seemed possible, even if it is probable that some fraud accentuated the margin between the two candidates."
"Secondly, Iranian citizens were selected by the CIA or volunteered on the Internet by the CIA to chat on Facebook or to subscribe to Twitter
" They received information —true or false— (still via SMS) about the evolution of the political crisis and the ongoing demonstrations. "
"These anonymous news posts by the CIA were spreading news of gun fights and numerous deaths which to this day have not been confirmed. "
"Because of an unfortunate calendar overlap, Twitter was supposed to suspend its service for a night to allow for some maintenance of its
" The US State Department intervened to ask them to postpone it . According to the New York Times, these operations contributed to spread defiance in
"Simultaneously, in a new type of effort, the CIA is mobilizing anti-Iranian militants in the United States and in the United Kingdom to increase the
" A Practical Guide to revolution in Iran was distributed to them, which contains a number of recommendations, including:
set Twitter accounts feeds to Tehran time zone;
centralize messages on the following Twitter accounts @stopAhmadi, #iranelection and #gr88 ;
official Iranian State websites should not be attacked. « Let the US military take care of it » .
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