Dating site 'prostitution', says Iran
The Guardian
11-Dec-2008 (one comment)

A popular Iranian internet dating website that claimed to be helping people find a spouse and start families has been banned for "promoting prostitution", on the advice of leading Islamic, which boasts of having chalked up more than 1.6m page visits, was also fined and ordered to pay back money collected from clients, after a judge consulted senior ayatollahs - known as "sources of emulation" - following a complaint from Tehran's public prosecutor.It has been marketing itself as "Iran's most complete spouse-finding website" and had promised to link members with "the closest person or persons to your standards" in return for a 25,000 rial (£1.66) fee.

Javad Yassari

Sigheh needs no internet

by Javad Yassari on

It's a short article.  Read to the end and you'll know why was shut down.  Nobody does sigheh and prostitution better than the akhoonds and for that, they need no internet competition.