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GASPAR, Cuba: On a traffic island in a country town, Cubans are doing what most of their compatriots cannot: surfing an online social network. In one of the least wired countries on Earth, Gaspar, population 7,500, is one of the most connected towns of all. Illegally, but with the grudging tolerance of the authorities, four techies have launched "Gaspar Social" – rural Cuba's answer to Facebook.Users of Gaspar Social do not.Some 500 of the town's 7,500 inhabitants have started using Gaspar Social.Gaspar Social is one of about 30 local networks launched by young amateurs in Cuba in recent years.
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