Why we like this: Because the Revolution will be digitized by young, passionate Iranians— whether the Iranian authorities like it or not
Source: Marjan Safinia [ PDF ]
1. Do not publicize proxy IPs over Twitter.
2. The ?only ?two ?legitimate? hashtags? being? used? by ?bloggers ?in ?Iran ?are? #iranelection ?and? #gr88.
3. Keep? your ?bullshit ?filter ?up!?? Security ?forces? are? now ?setting ?up? Twitter? accounts ?to? spread? disinformation? by ?posing? as ?Iranian ?protesters.?? Please ?don’t? retweet ?impetuously; ?try ?to ?confirm ?information? with? reliable? sources? before? retweeting.
4. Help? cover? Iranian ?bloggers. Change ?your ?Twitter? settings ?so ?that? your ?location ?is? TEHRAN ?and ?your ?time ?zone ?is ?GMT?+3.30. ??Security ?forces ?are ?hunting ?for? bloggers ?using ?location ?and ?timezone ?searches.? ?If ?we ?all ?become? ‘Iranians,’ ?it? becomes impossible to find them.
5. Don’t blow their cover. If you discover a genuine source, please don’t publicize their name or their location.
6. If you don’t know what you’re doing, stay out of this game.
7. Do ?spread ?the ?(legitimate) ?word. It ?works!? ?When ?the ?bloggers ?asked? for? Twitter ?maintenance ?to ?be ?postponed ?using ?the ?#nomaintenance?tag, ?it ?had ?the desired ?effect. ?As ?long? as? we? spread ?good ?information, ?provide ?moral ?support ?to the? protesters,? and ?take? our ?lead ?from legitimate bloggers, we can make a constructive? contribution.