US Under Fire Over 'Cuban Twitter'

The White House denies a US-funded free social network for Cuban citizens was an attempt to undermine the government of Fidel Castro. Former senior CIA officer and author of the controversial book, Imperial Hubris, Michael Scheuer, gives us his thoughts on what's being dubbed the Cuban Twitter.
The European Parliament votes to preserve 'net neutrality', limiting the degree to which internet service providers can hike the fees for heavy users. Will it help uphold freedom of speech online? And will the consumer end up footing the bill? Jeremy Silver, author of 'Digital Medieval' is in the studio to discuss the ins and outs of internet service provision.
In Canada, Ralph Silva, discusses David Letterman's resignation and sleep deprivation; in Calcutta Rahul Tandon talks technological breakthroughs and electioneering.

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