Friday, July 9, 2010

Two People Try To Twitter A Run On The Banks

Venezuelia has arrested two people for trying to cause a run on the banks by using Twitter.  The couple could face up to 11 years in prison if found guilty under a 2001 law which forbids the spread of misinformation.

The banking system in this country is pretty destable, and the one in Venezuelia is even worse. President Hugo has been interfering in the system which has had dreadful effects.  But these arrests seems to drip with government censorship. 

This is the first Twitter arrest I've heard of and hopefully won't spread further.

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