Iranian Blogosphere Tests Government’s Limits

heads up: this is a pretty old post, it may be outdated.

Like women who inch their head scarves back to see how much hair they can show or people who flout the ban on alcohol by drinking at home, bloggers seem to be testing just how far they can push. And, like Iran’s other rule breakers, some pay a price.

Iranian Blogosphere Tests Government’s Limits - New York Times

Blogging from Iran is … challenging. The Iranian judicial system is divided into two. The first is essentially a criminal court, they try things like murder or theft. The second is a religious court which can try … anything that is declared to be against the Islamic state of Iran.

It's a dangerous place to test the limits.