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Iran plans to unplug the Internet, launch its own “clean” alternative

★~DoctorWhoGuru~★ 2012/04/10 13:57:42
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Iran topped a recent list of repressive regimes that most aggressively restrict Internet freedom. The list, published by Reporters Without Borders, is a part of the 2012 edition of the organization’s Enemies of the Internet report. One of the details addressed in that report is the Iranian government’s bizarre plan to create its own “clean” Internet. The proposed system, an insular nation-wide intranet that is reportedly isolated from the regular Internet, would be heavily regulated by the government.


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  • iamthemob ~ the 444th Guru ~ 2012/04/12 19:25:59
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    The internet is perhaps the most important free speech tool available.

    This is, therefore, perhaps the most offensive move to free speech a government can take.
  • voice_matters 2012/04/10 18:55:56
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    who cares
  • D D 2012/04/10 18:31:55
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    Not surprised. It wouldn't shock ,me if Saudi Arabia has it already or are planning to. They are like a cult giving the least amount of outside information as possible. They need to keep Islam as the highest order in the land.
  • mae 2012/04/10 14:33:39
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    Yeah. That'll work well...
  • MJ 2012/04/10 14:30:35
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