by wendyhidayanto on 04/06/11 at 11:24 am
Iran Wants Release of the Global Internet Network.
Iran plans to build a national Internet network that is separate from the global Internet. Of course there are a number of reasons why countries in the Middle East is doing the initiative, one of which related to the enforcement of religious morals.
According to Ali Aghamohammadi as the Head of Economic Affairs of Iran. Iranian Internet network will be fully kosher or in accordance with religious rules. The goal is to enforce Islamic morality and ethics.
Aghamohammadi declare the internal network is the first time will operate in parallel with the global Internet among banks, governments and large corporations. But sooner or later will be transferred entirely to the internal network.
Iran’s current regime came to regard the invasion online about ideas, culture and the influence of western countries as a threat. Therefore, it is necessary to build their own Internet that can be fully controlled.
Iran connected to the Internet in the early 1990s and became the first Muslim country in the Middle East are connected in cyberspace. In recent years, Internet censorship imposed more stringent with tens of thousands of websites blocked by local authorities.
Iran reportedly wanted to sever its ties with the global Internet network. The leaders of this Middle Eastern country intends to build its own Internet network.
This was done in an effort to control the Internet completely. Iran currently has implemented very strict internet censorship, assess the national Internet network can cut costs in addition to easier to enforce the moral codes of religion.
Reza Asl Bagheru as director of Telecommunications Ministry’s Research Institute in Iran states that in the near future, 60% of the internet in homes and businesses will be handled in the internal network. Then in two years, the internet across the country planned to be transferred to the internal network.
Iran’s current regime came to regard the invasion online about ideas, culture and the influence of western countries as a threat. Iran’s spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei dub this phenomenon as ’soft war’.
Some parties considered, the construction of Iran’s national Internet network is not separated from the demonstrations against the government’s Middle Eastern country that among other things, thanks to the influence of the internet. Iranian authorities did not want similar incidents happening in their country.
Not just plans to hold its own internet, local media in Iran also reported that they wanted to develop its own computer operating system. The goal is to replace the Microsoft Windows operating system.