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Iranians Tweet Complaints Of Olympics Blocking

  • BBC, Tuesday, April 10, 2012 3 AM

It appears that Iran has blocked the official website for the London summer games. Users in Iran have tweeted they are unable to connect and a redirected to a site offering stories from Iran’s official news agencies. Nima Akbarpour, the presenter of the BBC’s Click Farsi programme, said such website bans are not uncommon but it is hard to know who is responsible. Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, recently ordered officials to set up a new body to co-ordinate decisions regarding the net.

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