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Cuba: Implications of the Alan Gross trial

Categories: Latin America, Cuba, Digital Activism, Politics, Technology

In half-wired [1], blogger Ellery Biddle analyzes the Alan Gross case and the potential of ICT's in Cuba: “First, who decides what constitutes a crime? While Cuban courts say that Gross committed “acts against the independence or territorial integrity of the state,” [2] Hillary Clinton,  Phillip Crowley and other State Department officials say that Gross’s delivery and installation of ICT equipment for a small group of Cubans “was not in any way criminal, [3]in our view [3](my emphasis).” [3]