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Gary R. Bunt

Iran net control

Melissa Etehad & Ramin Mostaghim, LA Times, When Iran blocked the internet, tech experts in the U.S. tried to hack a solution. Here’s why they couldn’t important story (an issue I discussed in 'Hashtag Islam')

"For years, Iranian authorities tried to clamp down on how citizens used the internet but struggled to make great strides. This time, though, U.S. sanctions may have inadvertently played into their hands. "

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