Internet in Iran severely disrupted as elections loom

Posted in: Censorship at 15/02/2012 16:21

Millions of Iranians have suffered serious disruption recently in accessing email and Internet social networking sites, raising concerns authorities are stepping up censorship of opposition supporters ahead of parliamentary elections next month.

Iranians have grappled with increased obstacles to using the Internet since opposition supporters used social networking sites to organise widespread protests after the disputed 2009 re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/02/14/oukin-uk-iran-internet-idUKTRE81D07020120214
http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/02/14/iran-internet-idINDEE81D02Q20120214

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