Prosecutor Says Total Internet Shutdown in Iran is Impossible

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December 12, 2022

Iran’s Prosecutor General says although he has always supported limiting access to the Internet, he has concluded that this kind of censorship is not effective.

Mohammad Jafar Montazeri said while explaining what he called “the hybrid war in recent riots, “December 1 that Iranians use various Virtual Private Networks (VPN) to circumvent government Internet filters.

“We shut down one VPN today and immediately it is replaced by another one supplied by foreign countries.” He added that “The only solution is shutting down the Internet completely, which is neither possible, nor the officials want this to happen.”

Via Iran International