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Iran's Grand Ayatollah: 3G Internet Is Immoral

Written by Farid On 26 August 2014 @ 19:43 pm | 4 Comments

In Iran, Middle East & North Africa, Quick Reads, Religion, Technology

Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi, a prominent Shia scholar, has said 3G Internet is immoral and inhumane, Iranian sites reported [1]on Tuesday.

Iran has [6] the highest number of internet users in the Middle East, but its average data speed is about a tenth of the global average.Internet speeds in Iran have accelerated [7] by 30 percent since summer 2013, after Hassan Rohani won the presidential election.

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[1] reported : http://persian.iranhumanrights.org/1393/06/makarem-shirazi/

[2] #Iran: https://twitter.com/hashtag/Iran?src=hash

[3] http://t.co/kbZ3poSfJH: http://t.co/kbZ3poSfJH

[4] pic.twitter.com/04IPVBXiXK: http://t.co/04IPVBXiXK

[5] August 25, 2014: https://twitter.com/Omid_M/statuses/504019681955831809

[6] has: http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Iranian-Ayatollah-rules-broadband-internet-is-unethical-inhumane-372388

[7] have accelerated: http://www.theglobalist.com/ten-facts-iran-internet/

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