Thursday, November 12

Iran: Net Control Squeeze (3#) -

Recent Iranian state security agency message
sent out in email to ISP internet providers in Iran:

"Dear operator, you are currently operating illegally and against national interest in cyberspace and should you continue these activities you will be determined a criminal according to computer criminal laws and you will be dealt with accordingly."

# Internet news sites are being warned they will be aggressively prosecuted for "publishing lies and subverting public perception." Article plus comments.

# Iran's Revolutionary Guard has formed a new intelligence organization which will report directly to the Supremist Leader Khamenei, according to a report by Marc Champion at the WSJ.