Iran unblocks Gmail but still wants to keep out YouTube
People in Iran can apparently once again access their Gmail accounts after the service was blocked last week.
Both Gmail and the secure HTTPS version of Google were persona non grata in the country on September 24 after an Iranian official named Abdolsamad Khoramabadi announced that “Google and Gmail will be filtered nationwide until further notice.” Khoramabadi is the secretary of a committee in Iran that examines the Internet for content considered illegal or criminal, according to the Iranian Labor News Agency.
The action was reportedly taken in response to an amateur movie posted on…
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