Iran is following through with previously reported plans to move its citizens onto a domestic Internet network, Reuters reported. Meanwhile, the country is about to start blocking Google, also according to Reuters. It’s unclear whether the two moves are related. A government deputy minister today announced the domestic Internet plans as a way to improve cybersecurity, adding that all government agencies and offices have been connected to the “national information network.” Read the full story at CNET.
Iran reportedly moving on domestic Net plan, blocks Google
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