Verio taking twitter down during Iran Election Riots?

Steven M. Bellovin smb at cs.columbia.edu
Tue Jun 16 18:45:36 CDT 2009


On Tue, 16 Jun 2009 09:48:07 -0500
Jack Bates <jbates at brightok.net> wrote:

> Erik Fichtner wrote:
> > 
> > And yet, all upgrades can be postponed with the right... motivation.
> > 
> 
> 
> Hmmm, you do know that motivation may have strictly been, "Your 
> maintenance corresponds with a major event, can you put it off for a
> day?"
> 
According to
http://feeds.arstechnica.com/~r/arstechnica/index/~3/k32Wx4r_vew/twitter-from-statedept-delay-upgrade-to-aid-iran-protests.ars
the delay was requested by the U.S. State Department.


		--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb




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