Time to embrace the Internet, Rowhani says

May 21, 2014

DUBAI: Iran should embrace the Internet rather than see it as a threat, President Hassan Rowhani has said, in remarks that challenge hardliners who have stepped up measures to censor the Web. Rowhani, a comparative moderate elected last year, said trying to win the battle for public influence by restricting the Internet was like bringing a wooden sword to a gunfight. The weekend … (continue reading)