Date :Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 | Time : 12:02 |ID: 9618 | Print

Iran implements smart filtering to control social media

Shafaqna – Iran communication minister, Dr Mahmoud Vaezi stated in a press conference in Mashad, “Iran does not want to filter social media unless there are inappropriate content. If doing so, Iran just implements smart filtering and a filtering system that targets specific pages not a website compeletley”.

On 26th Dec 2014, Reuters had reported,  “Iran is to expand what it calls “smart filtering” of the Internet, a policy of censoring undesirable content on websites without banning them completely”.

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