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Iran blocks YouTube, Wikipedia, others

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Wednesday, December 6, 2006
15 years ago2,489 views

"TEHRAN, Iran – Iran has blocked access to the popular video-sharing Web site YouTube.com, and a press rights group warned on Tuesday that Internet censorship in the Islamic state is on the rise...

"In October, Reporters Without Borders put Iran in a club of the 13 worst culprits for systematic online censorship along with Belarus, China, Cuba, Egypt, Myanmar, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061205/ap_on_hi_te/iran_internet

Which western tech companies are helping to kill freedom of speech in Iran? It looks like Google has clean hands, but I suspect Sun, Cisco, Microsoft and others have blood on their hands in Iran and the other countries.

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