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Small Media

Small Media is a non-profit based in London that aims to increase the flow of information in Iran and other closed societies.

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Latest posts by Small Media

25 October 2019

Iran’s drive to block international services continues with Google Play ban

Advox

The decision to block Google Play is consistent with the authorities' strategy to foist home-grown Iranian apps and services on Iranian internet users and limit the availability of international services. 

20 November 2015

Five Top Tweets: Iranians Ridicule Censorship on the ‘Filternet’

Advox

Iranian Internet users hurled sarcasm, profanity and snark at the country's "filternet" after recent blocking of the Telegram messaging app.

11 November 2015

Iran’s Minorities Use the Internet to Overcome Tensions

Rising Voices

Iran’s ethnic minority communities are increasingly taking to the net to mobilise against racism and oppression

9 October 2015

Rethinking Criticisms Levelled at Iran's Supreme Council of Cyberspace

Advox

In a follow up to the ICHRI piece, Small Media reacts to that report, with their own observations on the recent changes to Iran's Internet policy.

11 May 2015

Selective Truths Revealed: The Case of Iranian Search Engines

Advox

Iranian authorities maintain that local search engines can compete with Google and other Western alternatives. A new study by Iran research group Small Media puts these claims to the test.

23 March 2015

Internet in Iran: Evaluating Rouhani’s First Two Years as President

Advox

Has Rouhani lived up to lofty expectations of more Internet freedom in Iran? This is the question Small Media's latest report seeks to address.