Iran protests: VPN use soars as citizens seek way around Internet censorship

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It has been seven weeks since 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died in custody after being detained by Iran’s morality police for wearing her hijab “improperly” – an event that ignited nationwide protests that have since spread to the rest of the World. To contain the unrest and prevent information from filtering out of the country, Iran has intensified its already considerable restrictions on the Internet, going as far as blockinginternational Internet traffic and banning WhatsApp and Instagram. To get around these restrictions and keep channels open to each other and the rest of the World, Iranians a…

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