Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Mullah minds in corporations and the EU

The EU is not alone in looking at ways to regulate technology it doesn't approve of: Iran, too, hopes to stem dissenting voices, this time by taking the drastic step of banning high-speed internet connections.

The Guardian reports Iran has 5 million internet users. This worries the country's fundamentalist mullah leadership, who worry that these impressionable young minds are open to the evil influence of western culture. This, they says, "undermines Islamic culture" in young minds.

And, as you go into many companies in the UK, the same mentality is evident. Yet, the advantages are higher productivity of between 1.7 and 3.7 % among other advantages.
EURSOC: Iran Blocks Broadband -