Iran blocks U.S. ‚virtual embassy‘ site a day after its launch

09.12.2011                      13.Kislev. 5772

Internet-Blockade:

Iran blocks U.S. 'virtual embassy' site a day after its launch

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says websites were an attempt to make up for the loss of dialogue between Americans and Iranians since the closure of the physical embassy in Tehran; White House condemns the move.

The Iranian government filtered and blocked a "virtual embassy" of the United States for Iran on Wednesday, a day after its launch.
The iran.usembassy.gov site was open and accessible on its first day, likely because of a religious holiday in Iran, but was blocked early Wednesday after public organizations resumed work….