Monday, January 24, 2005

Fighting "Tyranny" With Censorship

(a lead Middle East story on the BBC, that not one US publication has saw fit to print)

US 'terminates' Iranian website

Iran has accused the US government of ordering an American internet service provider to stop hosting the website of an official Iranian news agency.

The Iranian Student News Agency said no explanation had been given by the server, called The Planet, for its abrupt move to terminate the contract. Isna, which is widely read in Iran, says it has moved to another server, which it did not name.


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