Gmail Banned In Iran

By Daniel Chubb - Feb 11, 2010

With the anniversary of the Iranian revolution about to kickoff, it looks like the Iranian authorities want to clamp down on the protests, so they have banned Google’s Gmail access.

June’s alleged election fraud has made some of the Iranian public upset, and they have planned protests today on the anniversary of the Iranian revolution. Twitter is one such media that has been famously used for communication during the elections, and before protests.

We have seen the Iranian government do something similar to Facebook in the past, but this block on Gmail is at a whole new level. Read more on What are your thoughts on this latest communication service block?

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