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Jahromi Defends ICT Performance

Iran ICT Minister—known for his soft-spoken manners—turned into a firebrand speaker during the Majlis hearing and said blocking all VPN services would disrupt life in Iran
Jahromi Defends ICT PerformanceJahromi Defends ICT Performance

Iran’s ICT minister has often come under fire from hardliners that he “has not done enough for blocking VPN and proxy services”. 
On Monday afternoon, Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi responded to critics during an Iranian Parliament's open session.
Jahromi—known for his soft-spoken manners—turned into a firebrand speaker during the Majlis hearing and said further tightening online filtering would disrupt life in Iran, ISNA reported.
“Blocking all VPN and proxy services would not be technically possible,” he said.
However, for the sake of the argument, he called on MPs to “imagine that all VPNs get blocked tomorrow morning”, and asked them whether they can comprehend the impacts of such a ban.
Jahromi said the tight ban would disrupt the activities of people from different walks of life. 

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