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Student uses Twitter to get out of jail

In Too lazy to assign a category on April 27, 2008 at 12:14 pm
clipped from www.cnn.com

Buck, a graduate student from the University of California-Berkeley, was in Mahalla, Egypt, covering an anti-government protest when he and his translator, Mohammed Maree, were arrested April 10.

On his way to the police station, Buck took out his cell phone and sent a message to his friends and contacts using the micro-blogging site Twitter.

The message only had one word. "Arrested."

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  1. Hi Irma, I haven't seen you in a while. What have you been up to?

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