Iran Gave Its People Uncensored Internet (And Then Took It Away)

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Internet Censorship in Iran Lifted for One Day

  • 09/18/2013 07:32 AM EDT World

After four years of censorship, internet users in Iran were able to access Facebook and Twitter. Their online freedom was short-lived, however, when the government blamed a technical glitch. New President Hassan Rouhani has had an active Twitter presence and has promised to ease internet restrictions.