Analysis by StopFundamentalism.com
By Azita Carlson
Following the anti-government protests, spread to more than 140 cities across Iran, the Iranian regime and its security officials shut down internet access as part of its bloody crackdown. A repeated decision executed for the first time during post-election protests in 2009.
In 2009 people were able to organize many protests through Facebook and SMS in Tehran and various cities which led to a quick internet shutdown by the regime.