The United States created a text messaging network to try and spread unrest in the communist country. More than 40,000 people have shared news and opinions using the service.
The document which was obtained by the Associated Press, it states that the project was led by Joe McSpedon, a US government official, who attracted a team of high-tech wizards from around the globe to set up a site that could reach hundreds of thousands of Cubans.
The initial plan was to gain users by allowing assess to light news stories, such as baseball bulletins, music and weather updates. However, once a critical number of subscribers was reached, operators would introduce political stories aimed at tarnishing the reputation of the Cuban government, with the aim of creating a ‘Cuban Spring’.