Iran's Electronic Curtain

"Clean National Intranet" will deny millions from World Wide Web

International Business Times: Millions of Internet users in Iran will be permanently denied access to the World Wide Web and cut off from popular social networking sites and email services, as the government has announced its plans to establish a national Intranet within five months. In a statement released Thursday, Reza Taghipour, the Iranian minister for Information and Communications Technology, announced the setting up of a national Intranet and the effective blockage of services like Google, Gmail, Google Plus, Yahoo and Hotmail, in line with Iran's plan for a "clean Internet." >>>


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  Censorship is Futile

by Parsy on


Censorship is Futile strategy, IRI and Rahbar are paranoid once again after what they experienced in 2009, No democratic elected gov. would do such a thing; only a fascist dictatorship such as IRI would go this far.... another uprising is imminent and would bring the end of this Satanic regime of Mullahs….


Just in Time for the Upcoming sElections

by Cost-of-Progress on

The mullahs figure if people cannot communicate with the outside world, they can do whatever (not that they did not before) behind closed doors and hence, cutoff the Internet all together.

Two questions:

1. Why even bother? Last time the world did not care, and more than likely, there will NOT be a next time.

2. Will the Iranian people take this sitting down as well? Will they not get finally sick of the status quo with a bunch of rapist anti nationalist pricks hijacking their heritage and country? Have they asked their parents and elders "baba in che gohi bood khordin?"  


Muslims not suppose to get excited.

by عموجان on

Just read that stupid book called Ghoraan over and over again till Olympics are over  


Treated like animals....they become animals.

by Farfromheaven2002 on

Where people are treated like animals, they become animals.

Anonymous Observer

And as a continuation of these policies

by Anonymous Observer on

I believe that we should all disclose our identities as some of our esteemed friends on IC have repeatedly demanded.  We can then limit our discussions to traffic laws in Iran.


This is what happens when

by Simorgh5555 on

This is what happens when you remain indifferent to the suffering of the Iranian people. The indifference of Iranians is a scar on the conscience of our country.
Turning on your PC and surfing the web without a filter shekan is so easy. Taking our freedoms for granted is so easy.


Struggle against time!

by Arj on

Creative concept and excellent animation work! Creativity is the best way to battle obscurantism and censorship! Very much on all fronts, IRI is in a losing strggle against time, which does not seem to be on its side!


پرده عفاف الکترونیکی!




این پرده هم با کمی خون ریزی پاره خواهد شد.


Dawn with Islamists In IRAN

by Azarbanoo on

I mean IRR/IRI of Akhoonds and their thugs who have been oppressing IRANIANS & preventing them to reach full potential for their own sake.

Republican جمهوریخواه


by Republican جمهوریخواه on

The main reason for banning the London Olympic webpage is its logo which reads: ZION.

Jahanshah Javid


by Jahanshah Javid on

Why are they banning the London Olympics webpage?