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Anonymous continues its campaign against Iran

Anonymous continues its campaign against Iran

The hacktivist collective Anonymous has focused its operations on Iran since widespread protests began this month and claims to have compromised numerous websites belonging to the Iranian government – including that of the Iranian Assembly, the country’s parliament. Known for taking sides in major international conflicts, Anonymous said on September 20 that he was launching …

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Musk says he's 'activating Starlink' in Iran as government shuts down internet

Musk says he’s ‘activating Starlink’ in Iran as government shuts down internet

Elon Musk said he would activate his Starlink satellite internet service in Iran in response to news that the US Treasury would grant special permission to companies to provide internet services to the country. Iranians are suffering from widespread internet outages as the Iranian government attempts to quell widespread anti-government protests. Authorities have blocked access …

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Iran blocks internet and social media as Mahsa Amini protests grow

Iran blocks internet and social media as Mahsa Amini protests grow

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com Amid protests over the death of Mahsa Amini, the Iranian government has shut down mobile internet, WhatsApp and Instagram. Iran on Wednesday restricted access to the internet as well as Meta Platforms’ Instagram and WhatsApp, two of the last remaining social networks in the country, amid protests over the …

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Widespread internet blackouts in Iran are a serious cause for concern

Widespread internet blackouts in Iran are a serious cause for concern

The Iranian people had taken to the streets to protest after fuel prices soared 300% overnight. The New York Times reported at the time that “between 180 and 450 people, and possibly more”, had been killed in four days of violence, with thousands more injured and detained, most while the country was in lockdown. immersed …

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Widespread internet outages in Iran are a serious cause for concern - KESQ

Widespread internet outages in Iran are a serious cause for concern – KESQ

By Catherine Thorbecke, CNN Business When Iranian authorities took the internet down in 2019 amid anti-government protests, the international community struggled to follow the civil carnage that followed. The Iranian people had taken to the streets to protest after fuel prices soared 300% overnight. The New York Times reported at the time that “between 180 …

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Iran blocks capital’s internet access as Amini protests escalate

Iran has shut down the internet in parts of Tehran and Kurdistan, and blocked access to platforms such as Instagram and WhatsApp, in a bid to curb a growing protest movement that has relied on social media to document dissent. The protests, sparked on September 16 after the death of a 22-year-old Kurdish woman in …

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Elon Musk seeks to bring Starlink internet service to Iran

Elon Musk seeks to bring Starlink internet service to Iran

SpaceX chief Elon Musk has said he will seek to bring his Starlink satellite internet service to Iran. The billionaire businessman suggested his plans in a post on Twitter. Earlier this week, Musk announced on the social media service, “Starlink is now active on all continents, including Antarctica.” After reading Musk’s tweet, Iranian-born science journalist …

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Iranians witness widespread internet blackout amid mass protests

Iranians witness widespread internet blackout amid mass protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranians experienced a near total blackout on Wednesday amid days of mass protests against the government over the death of a woman in the custody of the country’s vice police. for allegedly violating his strictly enforced dress code. An Iranian official had previously hinted that such measures could be …

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Iranians see widespread internet disruptions amid protests

Iranians see widespread internet disruptions amid protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranians experienced widespread internet disruptions on Wednesday amid days of mass protests against the government, including a loss of access to Instagram, one of the last media platforms western social media available in the country. An Iranian official previously hinted that such measures could be taken for security reasons, …

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