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Iran Wants You to Join Facebook

From a review of a book by The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom by Evgeny Morozov:

Iranians entering the country were, for example, looked up on Facebook to see if they had links to any known dissidents, thus achieving the very opposite of what American policymakers wanted.