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Iran's Police Pursues Crimes in Cyberspace

TEHRAN (FNA)- Islamic Republic of Iran's Police on Sunday announced that 124,000 computer related crimes have been identified in the country.

Deputy for Special and Computer Crimes at the Islamic Republic Police (IRIP) General Mehrdad Omidi said that some 124,000 internet and computer crimes were reported during the last Iranian year (ended 20 March), 26 percent more than the last year.

"The Internet Patrol Police has initially identified the criminals in 24 percent of cases and pursues suspicious advertisements on the Internet," the General added.

About 26 percent of the crimes reported were related to unauthorized access to computer networks and hacking. Spreading slander and lies figured 26 percent, while some 7 percent of crimes were copyright violation. Online harassment and bullying were among other reported crimes, press tv reported.

"The police force is currently try

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Added: Apr-26-2009 Occurred On: Apr-26-2009
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  • In other words, they're after internet porn users and free thinkers.

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  • How many crimes can they find on that string connecting those 2 tin cans?

    I mean, really??

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  • They would have hung me a long time ago. Poor Iranians traded the Shah for even worse leaders. I wonder how long it will take to kick the present bunch of nuts out of Iran? Israeli wants to but can't, the US is not about to kick another hornet's nest, i think once oil becomes a thing of the past they will have another revolution.

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    • Amen to that, the youth of Iran is already sick of of the Mullah rhetoric and policies. Iran needs a good revolution so they can join the rest of the world in 21st century.

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  • Tron-akbar?

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