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Iran: Democracy in Action

The 2009 Iranian elections were mired in a accusations of irregularities and voter fraud, but with the election of Hassan Rouhani and his platform of “hope and prudence”, the 2013 elections were a different experience.

Tech Censorship in Iran
The Great Firewall of Iran

Several reports indicate that the Iranian regime has taken another step to control the already heavily censored Internet. According to an ITIran report [fa], the circumvention software Psiphon, as well as Kerio and Open VPN, are no longer effective against the Iranian state’s efforts to block websites and internet speeds have fallen sharply.