July 18, 2004

Leading Qom ICP Company Shut Down

BBC's Persian radio service just announced in its evening news programming that Tarasheh co., a leading ICP and internet service provider in Qom, has been closed. The clergies' opposition to the lack of propper filtering by this company has been cited as the reason for this closure.

A Highly religious city, Qom is the center of Shi'ite Islamic studies in Iran.

See also: ITNA (Persian)

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