Cyrus Farivar

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Global Politics

Iranian candidates' online presence

Iran's President Ahmadinejad has a blog, a Facebook page, a Twitter account, and YouTube videos. Iran's other presidential candidates are also on the web. As election day grows near, they're hoping to attract votes from Iran's many Internet users. Reporter Cyrus Farivar takes us on-line to follow the Iranian election.

Global Politics

Obama's plan for cyber safety

Correspondent Cyrus Farivar reports on President Obama's plans for protecting the nation's computer networks from cyber-criminals. Today, Mr. Obama announced the creation of a new White House Office of Cyber Security.

Global Politics

Bloggers behind bars

Cyrus Farivar reports on an online group aimed at promoting free speech and supporting bloggers who've been imprisoned for their writings. The March 18th movement was inspired by the death of a young Iranian blogger in a Tehran prison.