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April 5, 2016

International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran: Iranian Internet Freedom and Cyber Security at RightsCon

The widespread use of the internet and social media by Iranian protesters after the country’s hotly contested 2009 presidential elections prompted the Obama administration to remove sanctions on technology exports, such as iPhones and computers furnished with the latest operating systems, said Jamal Abdi, the policy director of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC).

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