Iran Blocks Encrypted Chat Service Despite Claims of Internet Freedom: Mashable

Fri, 2013-11-22 00:00

“Iranian officials have promised more Internet freedom since Hassan Rouhani was elected in June. However, many websites and social networks, like Facebook an Twitter, remain blocked. The latest victim of Iran’s so-called “Filternet” is Cryptocat, a tool that allows for secure and encrypted chat, and is popular with human rights activists and journalists around the world. This appears to be the first time that Iran blocks a secure chat service like Cryptocat.”

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