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[liberationtech] New Posting of Yoani Sánchez' How to Tweet from Cuba due to unsuccessful link

Andrew Lewis andrew at
Thu Mar 8 06:14:52 PST 2012

Yes it's insecure as hell, but in Cuba they really have no other options at the moment. 

And in Cuba most activists operate in the clear, as it makes it more difficult to disappear them, as well as easier to force release in the event of arrest. It's just a different threat model and operating environment. 

Twitter: ThePunkbob

On Mar 8, 2012, at 1:47 PM, Okhin <okhin at> wrote:

> On Thu, 8 Mar 2012 10:32:43 +0000 (GMT)
> diani barreto <diani_de at> wrote:
>> Dear LibTech Friends,
>> I am posting the same text once again due to the response I have
>> received concerning the English translation of Yoani Sánchez' text on
>> how to tweet from Cuba. When it was originally posted, it seems the
>> text attachement was not successful, therefore I am posting it again
>> as the following Google Docs  link:
> Ok, finally read (thanks to the ones who have uploaded it outside of
> google).
> There's just one concern to me: who are the people who operates the
> number, how does it work, and how do they process with username
> andpassword. To me it's more than an issue (could perfectly be a
> governemental groups that try to get some twitter accounts they could
> subvert).
> This kind of initiative is good, but what is needed here, is
> transparency. Especially if you send password in the clear over an
> untrsuted network such as GSM (and yes, monitoring and intercepting SMS
> is easily done, another way for governemental to get their hands on
> these).
> Okhin
>> Thank you for your continued interest and support concerning Cuba.
>> Finest regards from Berlin,
>> Diani Barreto
>> Twitter: @deCespedes
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