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Iranians Get Access to Twitter, Facebook Without Restrictions

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For the first time in four years, many Iranians logged on to Facebook and Twitter Monday night without using  virtual private networks  or any anti-filtering software, according to journalists in Tehran. Other blocked sites reportedly remain unavailable.

Following the election protests in 2009, the Iranian government blocked access to Twitter in a bid to limit reporting from the ground. The Green Movement protests, in response to former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s re-election, sparked millions of Iranians to share information and pictures on Twitter. Since then, Iranians have turned to special software to navigate around the block.


Written by voiceoftruthusa

September 17, 2013 at 1:34 pm

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