A judge in the southern region of Iran is demanding that Mark Zuckerberg, Internet entrepreneur, philanthropist, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, report to Iran to face complaints that Zuckerberg’s Instagram and Whatsapp apps “are violations of citizens’ privacies,” according to a May 27 report from The Washington Post. In addition to issuing the summons for Zuckerberg to appear before the Iranian court system, the same judge also reportedly ordered that Instagram and Whatsapp be blocked in Iran.
As Iran has no extradition agreement in place with the U.S., we don’t see Zuckerberg hopping a plane to appear before an Iranian judge anytime soon. Facebook is already blocked in Iran, as are Twitter and YouTube.
This is the second Iranian court to order the blocking of Instagram over privacy concerns, according to Politico. Internet users in the Iranian capital of Tehran could s
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