Banning Blogs

This blog, via anecdotal evidence, has from time to time been inaccessible in China, Iran, and sundry other tyrannies. I take that as a badge of honour. Apparently, google is now participating in this process, and will switch off blogs at the behest of States.

It's a long time since I made an observation on contemporary Persian governance (though of course I remain, you could say, unkeen, on an Iranian war, which I think would be disastrous). For Auld Lang Syne, then,

this is what Iran is meant to be like, according to the associated press;

and this is how it works;

Don't try looking for, either. It was by all accounts a somewhat unsavoury site, which has now disappeared or been subsumed.


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