Wednesday , 24 April 2019

Science and Technology

Hard-liner accuses Rouhani of blocking Telegram

Al-Monitor – Telegram has become the biggest social networking app in Iran, used by millions of individuals and entities. The app, founded by Russian entrepreneur Pavel Durov, allows users to set up groups and “channels” for communication and is believed to have played a significant role in mobilizing anti-government protests that hit Iran in late December 2017 and early January 2018. In the wake of the deadly …

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Iran To Tighten Grip On Cyberspace, Messaging Apps

Radiofarda – Some 95 members of Iran’s parliament (Majles), including 22 prominent reformists, have tabled a motion on Sunday December 2 that would tighten Iranian government’s grip on domestic and foreign messaging services. The reformists have been harshly criticized on social media for the move.

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