Twitter was once hailed as a key asset for the free exchange of ideas, abd that was instrumental in the protests in Iran, Tunisia, and Egypt. However, in recent days, left-wing users in America have taken to suppressing conservative accounts on Twitter. They have used Twitter’s anti-spam measures to shut down conservative voices by flagging their accounts en masse as spam.
Egypt’s top prosecutor ordered former president Hosni Mubarak and his sons detained for 15 days for questioning about the origins of their family’s wealth and government suppression of the protests that ousted Mubarak from office. Read Post
With echoes of Tunisia's recent uprising, today's riots against Cairo's 30-year regime have already left three dead. Newsweek's Babak Dehghanpisheh and Mandi Fahmy report from the scene. It's the Tunisia effect. For nearly two weeks... Read Post