Iran resurrects controversial internet bill putting VPN usage at risk


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Iran has just resurrected a controversial Internet bill aimed at tightening authorities' control over the Internet. Previously halted in 2022, the proposed Cyberspace Protection Bill seeks to significantly change what content Iranians can access online. Although the details of the provisions aren't clear at the time of writing, it's believed that the bill could ultimately make it even "harder" for Iranians to use the best VPN services to bypass further restrictions. As Iran International reported, the bill's revival comes as a last-minute bid to intensify internet restrictions before the new Parliament is set to officially begin its mandate on May...