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@Israel is now Owned by Israel, Bought From Pornographer

If in the last three years you’ve tried to find the official Twitter account of Israel, the furthest you were going to get when you typed in www.twitter.com/israel was the handle of one Israel Meléndez, a Spanish citizen (according to … Read More

By / September 14, 2010

If in the last three years you’ve tried to find the official Twitter account of Israel, the furthest you were going to get when you typed in www.twitter.com/israel was the handle of one Israel Meléndez, a Spanish citizen (according to Valleywag) operating his porn site out of Miami.

Maybe it was the anti-Semitic or anti-Israeli @ replies sent to him on a daily basis, but according to Yigal Palmor, a spokesman for the Israeli Foreign Ministry, the account has been aquired by Israel and now people can complain how the Zionists are taking over social networking sites even more.

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