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Chinese Politburo calling for Zuck
By Dave Winer on Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 10:45 AM.

Great articles in China Digital Times and elsewhere about how the Chinese government is nervous about Occupy Wall Street. #

That should make us nervous. Let me explain. #

1. Most of the coordination of the occupy movement is happening on Facebook. #

2. Facebook desperately wants to get into China. #

So behind the scenes, imagine the phone calls from China to Facebook headquarters in Silicon Valley. #

Operator: Hello this is Facebook. #

Caller: Chinese Politburo calling for Mark Zuckerberg. #

Zuck picks up right away! #

Zuck: Hey guys! Are we still on for the meetup in Hong Kong next week! I ordered a keg for us.  #

Politburo: Well, we wanted to talk to you about that. #

Zuck: Oh come on, let's get Facebook China going. You'll see -- it'll be fun!! #

Politburo: Didn't we tell you we won't let you install a tool for revolution in China. #

Zuck: I told you I'd take care of it. #

Politburo: Then take care of it. #

Click. #

Later on that day he gets a similar call from David Plouffe at the White House about their plans to run their re-election campaign on Facebook.  #

All of a sudden Zuck is a lonely boy wonder. #

Thinking about how he can get the revolution off his servers. #

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