Google 1, Theocracy 0: Iranians Successfully Demand Gmail Be Unblocked

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http://techcrunch.com – Iranians once again enjoy the crushing freedom to spend their days writing emails, deleting spam, and responding to queries to “keep in touch.” After Iran cut off access to the country’s favorite Google services, citizens and officials were united in protest for their love for Gmail, which is now accessible again. The initial block was in response to an anti-Islamic film on Youtube that caused global unrest, “We wanted to block YouTube, and Gmail was also blocked, which was involuntary,” said Iran’s telecommunications ministry committee, “We do not (IT news)