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13 Sep 12 | Middle East and North Africa, minipost, News and features
The Iranian government began censoring SMS discussions of its plummeting local currency on 10 September, following an exchange rate fall of almost eight per cent against the dollar. Iran’s mobile networks explicitly blocked messages containing the word ‘dollar’, as well as the local term for foreign money.