United States Department of the Treasury by publication Statement It has once again interpreted the exemption of Iranian users from internet sanctions imposed by the country.
According to the Export Compliance Daily news agency, the fundamental changes in the previous government licenses, known as Iran’s General License D-1, aimed at helping Iranian users to hide from surveillance, freedom of expression and their access to the free flow of information There have been.
Exemption of Iranian users from internet sanctions; Providing users with easy access to social networks
On the first day of Mehr 1401, the Office of Foreign Investment Control (OFAC) made Iran’s General License D-2 available to the public. Iran’s public license number two was an updated version of the internet sanctions imposed on the 18th of Bahman 2012.
With the approval of OFAC’s new licenses, Iranian users’ access to social networks, communication tools, video call software, cloud services, online and web-based maps, computer games, translation and authentication tools, antiviruses, filter breakers, smartphones and their operating systems Satellite phones and digital gadgets were provided. It will also be legal to provide the services of large and effective companies such as Google, Meta and other similar companies to Iranians.
These new changes include the extensive activity of cloud and non-cloud communication service companies and make it easier for users to exchange information on the Internet. According to OFAC’s statement, the US Department of Treasury plans to consider licenses for Iranian developers and activists in the field of producing applications and anti-censorship software for mobile phones and computers.
One of the most important changes in Iran’s public license number two is the removal of the condition “personal use” It is one of the tools and facilities of the Internet. Therefore, Iranian users and companies are able to legally use the mentioned internet exemptions.
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