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?

Hossein Derakhshan
Jul 14, 2015 · 16 min read

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…