A law in the iranian parliament for even more internet tensure has drawn in the country and also in the vehicle level an unprecedented protest wave. "This law splits society like a chopper", twittered cultural minister abbas salehi on wednesday. The actually FURS internet state-based communications ministry also responded to the parliamentary decision. "The new law is irrational, illegitimate and ultimately sentenced to failure … Therefore, all vehement are synonymous", so vizeminister amir nasemi. In the social media, since wednesday morning, an unprecedented protest wave has never been against parliament.
Background of protests is a new internet law that could prevail the hardliners in parliament after a long time. 121 the members present in 209 voted on wednesday for the new law, but they did not want to debate because of the many ies. The details are to be finalized in a technical committee and then according to the pursuit of the so-called waxier council to be forwarded to the final confirmation. Observers, however, believe that the newly elected prasident ebrahim raisi after the swearing on 5. August his veto against the law.
State control of the internet
Officially, the law is about the supervision and a nationalization of the internet – so the creation of iranian alternatives to popular online services. Critics burrowed, however, that many platforms are paralyzed. In addition, according to the law, all internet users are to be registered and translating VPN apps with which iranians are forbidden via data tunnel access to unauthorized websites.