[tor-talk] 'Iran plans to unplug the Internet, launch its own "clean" alternative'
juwi at da0s0a.de
Tue Apr 10 17:38:03 UTC 2012
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Besides, just think of the economic impact this would have. They're
already sacrificing their economy, disconnecting from the net would be
economic suicide. That would completely lock them out from
international trading of pretty much all the basics.
> This latest 'Iran is going to disconnect the Internet' paroxysm
> originated from a year-old April Fools joke that was resubmitted to
> a popular social media aggregator last week. The meme exploded
> across Persian-language blogs within the day.
> Not only is it not posturing, it is factually incorrect.
> On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 3:46 AM, Zebro kojos
> <zebro.kojos at gmail.com> wrote:
Perhaps there are more sources with more detailed/sourced info.
>> Thought this was relevant.
>> I wonder whether they plan / the idea would be to completely
>> detach from any foreign communications, save for some 'approved'
>> nodes for banks and such.
>> I suppose if the Dark net plan were more mature at this point, it
>> would be possible to theorize the creation of a mediating cluster
>> of nodes connected to the internet via wifi-darknet / whatnot,
>> that would rebroadcast to the local darknet via wifi etc.
>> But holy damn. (I suppose the Iranian plan is premature etc., but
>> still.) _______________________________________________ tor-talk
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