Photo Gallery: Controlling the Internet in Iran
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Photo Gallery: Controlling the Internet in Iran

The Internet and Iran 'It Is Possible to Pull the Plug'

The regime of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has threatened to completely cut Iran off from the Internet. But activists in the country are well-versed in circumventing official censorship. In a conversation with SPIEGEL, Internet expert Philip Howard explains how they do it and says that complete digital isolation is virtually impossible.
Interview conducted by Dieter Bednarz and Hilmar Schmundt
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