Apr. 6, 2021

After years of filtering, Iran moves to 'partially unblock' YouTube

Iran/Society

The story: In an unexpected move, Iranian officials have seemingly decided to partly unblock a number of popular websites—including YouTube. This could be an important development, as such sites have been filtered by the authorities for years. However, the move has controversial limitations: only professors, journalists, and students will have access.

The coverage: Sajjad Bonabi, a deputy to Iran’s minister of information and communications technology (ICT), broke the news on Apr. 5 but stated the judiciary would provide more details...

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