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Apparently Iran Hates ‘Google Buzz’ More Than Just The Usual Amount That Everyone Else Does

The worst news for Iranians using Gmail in Iran: Iran has banned Gmail! Uh, and the country is trying to make up for it by inventing some national email thing that is decidedly not Gmail: “Iran’s telecommunications agency announced what it described as a permanent suspension of Google Inc.’s email services, saying instead that a national email service for Iranian citizens would soon be rolled out. It wasn’t clear late Wednesday what effect the order had on Google’s email services in Iran.” Nevermind that those two sentences appear to be mutually exclusive (right though?), the point is: what of Gchat? Is everyone just supposed to guess what song lyrics everyone else finds particularly poignant without status messages? Like right, that’ll just totally work out. [Mashable] Read more on Apparently Iran Hates ‘Google Buzz’ More Than Just The Usual Amount That Everyone Else Does…
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WE HATE TO BE LIKE THOSE PEOPLE WHO THINK A TEMPORARY GMAIL CRASH IS WORSE THAN HITLER & THE APOCALYPSE COMBINED BUT HONESTLY, IT’S JUST REALLY INCONVENIENT: As an actual monster once wrote, “Torture always is ugly. So, though, is the hole in the ground where the Gmail once stood.” Oh ho ho — but now it’s back up and working again? Thank you for keeping us safe, Dick Cheney! Read more on …
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Obama’s New Tech Czar Will Probably Just Put Federal Gov’t On Gmail

Even though we live in pretty amazing times, what with the technology and magic and all, we generally just complain about it. And by “we,” we mean “you,” because your Wonkette is very cognizant of the fact that there’s no way this particular operation could exist — across four time zones, simultaneously, with no offices — without the wizardry of Gmail and IMs and WordPress and, obviously, Blingee. So we fully support Barack Obama’s choice as Chief Information Officer of America, this dude Vivek Kundra, who was the tech guru for Washington D.C. until just now! Read more on Obama’s New Tech Czar Will Probably Just Put Federal Gov’t On Gmail…
 

Wonkette Gets Results!

Earlier today, we sent a gmail invite to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. We’re happy to report that he (and surely not some quick Wonkette reader) started an account approximately ten minutes after we posted, and quickly responded with this email: Read more on Wonkette Gets Results!…