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Iran seeks to work with Facebook against porn

(AP) — A semi-official Iranian news agency says police hope to work with Facebook to fight cyber-crimes and pornography — a turnabout in Tehran's stance toward the social networking giant that it previously banned ...

dateJul 24, 2012 in Internet
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Iran denies has plan to cut Internet access

Iran has denied online reports surfacing Tuesday that it plans to cut access to the Internet in August and replace it with a national intranet, according to a statement by the ministry of communication and ...

dateApr 10, 2012 in Internet
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Iran conducting cyber-war with BBC: broadcaster

Iran launched a "sophisticated cyber-attack" in an attempt to disrupt the BBC's Persian service, which is watched by over seven million viewers weekly, the broadcaster's chief was to claim Wednesday.

dateMar 14, 2012 in Internet
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Twitter adds Arabic and Hebrew

Twitter on Tuesday launched Arabic, Hebrew, Farsi and Urdu versions of its website, further localizing of the popular one-to-many text messaging service.

dateMar 06, 2012 in Internet
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Twitter CEO says blocking policy over-distilled

(AP) -- Twitter CEO Dick Costolo sought to calm the global outrage over the company's new country-by-country censorship policy on Monday, complaining in part that the issue is being treated with the same kind of shorthand ...

dateJan 31, 2012 in Internet
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Kaspersky team reveals Stuxnet family of weapons

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Stuxnet cyber weapon that was designed to cripple control systems in Iran’s nuclear plant was just one of five weapons engineered in the same lab, and three have not been released yet. That is the ...

dateDec 29, 2011 in Internet weblog
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RQ-170 drone's ambush facts spilled by Iranian engineer

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the aftermath of the Iran capture of a US military drone earlier this month now come arguments over how Iran managed to pull it off. An Iranian engineer’s exclusive interview with The Christian Science Monitor has been published, which details how the Iranians captured the drone through ...

dateDec 17, 2011 in Other weblog
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