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Iran's New President Calls For End To Internet Filters

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

By Jon Hemming DUBAI, July 3 (Reuters) - President-elect Hassan Rouhani called on Wednesday for the government and powerful clergy to ...

Iran Blocks Google As It Prepares To Launch Its Own Internet

Reuters | Posted 11.23.2012 | Technology

* Tehran says move is for cyber security * Many Iranians see new crackdown on Internet freedom * Google, Gmail blocked ...

Iran: Hacking Ya-Haq?

Reporters Uncensored | Posted 07.14.2012 | World
Reporters Uncensored

The Iranian government's consistent repressive policies towards netizens has increased two fold in recent years as the government continues to step up its program to monitor, censor and persecute dissidents.

Internet Blockade Raises Censorship Concerns As Elections Loom

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2012 | Technology

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranians faced a second and more extensive disruption of Internet access Monday, just a week after email and social networking site...

Iran Mounts Harsh New Web Crackdown

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 01.06.2012 | World

Iran is mounting new clampdowns on Internet expression, including rules that will impose layers of surveillance in the country's popular Internet cafe...

Iran Vows To Unplug The Internet

Wall Street Journal | CHRISTOPHER RHOADS and FARNAZ FASSIHI | Posted 07.28.2011 | World

Iran is taking steps toward an aggressive new form of censorship: a so-called national Internet that could, in effect, disconnect Iranian cyberspace f...

Some in Congress Get Smart on Iran

Patrick Disney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Disney

When it comes to sanctions, bigger is not always better. If Washington wants to do something on Iran, it should first stop helping the Ahmadinejad government repress its people.

Attack the Cyberwalls!: The Internet Is the Pathway to Democracy in Places Like Iran

Sen. Arlen Specter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sen. Arlen Specter

The walls used by 21st century tyrannies to control their citizens are increasingly electronic rather than physical. American interests will be powerfully advanced in finding ways to breach those walls.