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Quote[s] of the day

Today we have a two-for-the-price-of-one Quote of the Day.

First up, the Castro dictatorship in Cuba explaining that although the island now has fast internet access and plenty of bandwidth, that does not mean they are going to allow regular Cubans to access the internet any time soon:

"When the testing process concludes, the submarine cable being put into operation will not mean that possibilities for access will automatically multiply."

Next up we have our favorite "Cuba Expert," Phil Peters, providing us the propaganda version of Cuba's fiber-optic internet cable, which totally leaves out any mention of how the Castro dictatorship will continue to restrict access. This, quote, of course, is strictly for the consumption of the press and Americans who have no idea where or what Cuba is:

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"The Cuba-Venezuela undersea cable now seems to be fully operational, resulting in faster Internet connection to Cuba..."

 

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