Kourosh Ziabari, Foreign Policy, ‘Iran’s Leaders Are Scared of the Internet’, 6 June 2022 “It is expected that in the final stage of the law’s implementation, still being pondered by the parliament, basic services such as Google, Gmail, Instagram, and WhatsApp will also be shut down, effectively closing off all access to the global internet and administering a coup de grâce to a debilitated middle class that is the driver of change and whose vivacity and resilience troubles the hard-liners the most.”


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