Commemorating the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran blocked a number of sites. The Iranian government tightened control internet access and ensure its citizens can not access popular websites. Local media launch, some 30 million Iranians report can not access Facebook,Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail and a series of other sites. Quoted Updatec.com from Hacker New, blocking what Iran since last Thursday.
Although no official statement from the government, Iranian media strongly suspectthis was done to prevent the outbreak of protests from the opposition.
Until now, Iranians generally use a kind of 'street rat' to get away from governmentcensorship. But now, reported many internet users Iran, such a program was nolonger allows access to sites such as Facebook.
Iran did show ambition to take complete control over access to information forcitizens. When is country was led by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was keen to examinedomestic internet. Network that is claimed to 'halal', the Iranians will be limiting thepenetration of foreign sites, including Facebook and Twitter. Iranian authorities even require internet cafe owners there to gather information of their clients. If they refuse, internet cafe business was going to be stopped.