January 14, 2005

ParsOnline filters major blogging tools

ITIran reports that ParsOnline, major Iranian ICP (whole-sale ISPs), has filtered some major blogging service websites, including TypePad, LiveJournal, Xanga, Pitas, SkyBlog, CrimsonBlog, UBlog, and even Tripod and Weblogs.com.

ParsOnline has always been a pioneer in internet censorship, even before official orders by the three-member committee.

ITIran also reports that despite the previous announcemnt by ISP association regarding the lift of filtering on Orkut, it is still filtered in all major ICPs.

Sources: ITIran, ITIran

Posted at January 14, 2005 11:07 PM