Had another laymen discussion with my dad today (laymen since he's a statistical physicist and I'm a hacker, so neither of us are experts on information theory) and became even more convinced that Twitter could only truly unfold its potential as a political censorship-buster if it worked in a decentralized fashion, as I described some weeks ago.
Here's a bit of a brainstorm, listing several points.
The US think-tank ISIS has apparently published the full text of Iran's response to a negotiation offer by the United Nations. The paper was previously classified, but was available for public download - for a while.
The full URL to the download was: