As protests continue, our partners at the BBC continue to receive emails direct from Iran. Joining The Takeaway is the BBC's Siavash Ardalan, a presenter with an international talk show program at the BBC's Persian TV in London.
Much has been made of the microblog Twitter and its influence on the ongoing protests in Iran. Nicholas Thompson is the senior editor at Wired, and he joins The Takeaway with his thoughts on whether the revolution will be tweeted.
Protesters in Iran continue to dispute the election results that returned President Ahmadinejad to office. The Takeaway turns to Pooneh Ghoddossi from the BBC's Persian Television, which has received over 4,500 emails from Iranians this morning.
Iran's government is trying to control the flow of information, but its citizens and foreign journalists are using a jigsaw of communications to piece together news. The Takeaway is joined by Kasra Naji, special correspondent for BBC Persian Television.
Anchor Lisa Mullins explains that President Obama isn't just making a speech tomorrow to the Muslim world. He's also sending out text messages about the speech -- in a host of languages, including English, Arabic, Urdu, and Persian.
This week President Obama will unveil a report on his plans to make the internet secure. James Lewis consulted with the administration on this report and he joins The Takeaway to discuss the threats to our cybersecurity.
Iranian government blocked access to Facebook last Saturday; restoring it yesterday. For more on the new campaign tools and an analysis of the Iranian election, we turn to Jon Leyne, the BBC's correspondent in Tehran.
After years of frustration with record companies, singer-songwriter Jill Sobule had a wake up call. She asked her fans to donate money to pay for the production of her new album, and they responded with $75,000. Jill visits Studio 360.
As investigators gather information about the Boston marathon bombing suspects, one focus is whether the suspects were influenced by online militant websites. Host Marco Werman talks with Rita Katz, of SITE Intelligence Group.
In the wake of the Boston bombings, privacy-conscious Germans may be rethinking their reluctance to surveillance technologies such as closed circuit television. We speak with German law professor Thomas Hoeren.
The disclosure that the National Security Agency has been secretly collecting a massive amount of phone records from Verizon is reigniting the debate over what the right balance is between privacy and government efforts to uncover possible terror threats.
Frank Ahearn knows a thing or two about privacy. He's made a career of finding people. Reverse-engineered, this has also made Ahearn something of an expert on disappearing. The World's Marco Werman speaks with him.
When Turkey's mainstream news networks failed to broadcast the protests and police crackdown that swept the nation, demonstrators and viewers were outraged. A few of them took matters into their own hands and created their own alternative media outlets.
Pakistan doesn't have a lot of places for young love to blossom. So some men turn to their phones to try and pick up women. But simple text messages can pose serious consequences for those who send and reply.
Islam's holy month of Ramadan has begun this week. It is a time to strengthen the bonds in the community and throughout the world. But reporter Deepak Singh is finding it difficult to call his friend in Pakistan to send him greetings from India.
They've already hacked the AP, the New York Times, and Twitter. The latest hack hit the website for the US Marines. Just who is the Syrian Electronic Army? And why should the US be wary of their hacks?