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

The United States says it is helping Iranians through a massive internet blackout. Activists say it’s too little, too late – KESQ

CNN By Katie Polglase, Gianluca Mezzofiore and Lauren Kent, CNN As protesters took to the streets of Iran following the death in custody of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman apprehended for not wearing her hijab properly, videos of the uprising began flooding the internet. Clips of students tearing up pictures of Iran’s Supreme Leader in …

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The United States says it is helping Iranians through a massive internet blackout.  Activists say it's too little, too late |  CNN

The United States says it is helping Iranians through a massive internet blackout. Activists say it’s too little, too late | CNN

CNN — As protesters took to the streets of Iran following the death in custody of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman apprehended for not wearing her hijab properly, videos of the uprising began flooding the internet. Clips of students ripping photos of the Ayatollah in northern Iran. Photos of women removing their hijab in the …

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Internet activists scramble to help Iranians escape digital crackdown

Internet activists scramble to help Iranians escape digital crackdown

Internet freedom activists are scrambling to help Iranians escape Tehran’s online crackdown and are urging the US government and tech companies to do more to help keep a digital lifeline open to protesters. Digital rights groups say they are sending circumvention tools and other technical advice to Iranians to help them circumvent the regime’s internet …

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Elon Musk offers Iranians uncensored internet access

Elon Musk offers Iranians uncensored internet access

Elon Musk’s Starlink has activated its satellite broadband service in Iran after the United States allowed private companies to offer uncensored internet access to the country amid protests that have left more than 40 people dead. The open internet access follows Starlink’s activation in Ukraine earlier this year after the country’s communications networks were disrupted …

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Young Iranians are standing up against decades of repression - arguably bolder than ever

Young Iranians are standing up against decades of repression – arguably bolder than ever

Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets to protest since the death last week of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who was apprehended in Tehran and taken to a ‘re-education centre’, reportedly for not wearing her hijab properly . Since Friday, demonstrations have taken place in at least 40 cities across the country, including the capital …

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US to expand internet access to help Iranians escape state surveillance

The US Treasury Department issued guidelines on Friday expanding the range of internet services available to Iranians despite US sanctions on the country, amid protests around Iran following the death of a 22-year-old woman in custody. Officials said the move would help Iranians gain access to tools that can be used to circumvent state surveillance …

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Iranians see widespread internet blackout amid mass protests - KESQ

Iranians see widespread internet blackout amid mass protests – KESQ

By The Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranians experienced a widespread internet blackout on Wednesday amid days of mass protests against the government, including loss of access to Instagram and WhatsApp, two of the last media platforms western social media available in the country. An Iranian official had previously hinted that such …

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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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