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'Mehr,' Iran's Version Of YouTube, Hits The Web

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran says it has launched a video-sharing website in the latest move to create government-sanctioned alternatives to Internet powerhouses such as YouTube. The Web page of Iranian state TV says the new site – Mehr, or affection in Farsi – seeks to promote Iranian and Islamic culture and artists. Read the full article...


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Saïd Amin Saïd Amin is a tech entrepreneur born in Tehran, Iran. He is the founder/CEO of World Singles Networks, a leading provider of niche online dating services and the Publisher of

really curious to see what video uploads are deemed as appropriate / inappropriate. ditto for the comments section. while there's no doubt that there will be a significant level of censorship, we'll see just how flexible the moderators (and regime) are willing to be...

for starters they should work on the site speed =)