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The Web We Have to Save

The rich, diverse, free web that I loved — and spent years in an Iranian jail for — is dying. Why is nobody stopping it?

By Hossein Derakhshan
Illustrations by Tim McDonagh

SSeven months ago, I sat down at the small table in the kitchen of my 1960s apartment, nestled on the top floor of a…

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Hossein Derakhshan

Hossein Derakhshan

Researcher at Harvard's Shorenstein and MIT Media Lab. Spent 6 years in prison over blogging in Iran till 2014. hoder at hoder dot com

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