Voices: In Iran, no Internet fun allowed

April 7, 2015 7:05 PM

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While Iran is in the headlines over a major breakthrough in nuclear talks, a topic affecting millions in the Islamic Republic remains under the radar. An army of cyber spies is waging war on Internet freedom through a surveillance project called "Operation Spider."

They are not just targeting dissidents. Tehran's mullahs are on a campaign to obliterate fun from the Internet. In February, a specialist with Iran's Center for Investigation of Organized Cyber Crimes listed photos of Iranian weddings posted on the Internet as "immoral."

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