US eases Cuba, Iran, Sudan sanctions to allow freer web

BBC News

The US treasury department has eased sanctions on Iran, Cuba and Sudan to help further the use of web services and support opposition groups.

US technology firms will now be allowed to export online services such as instant messaging and social networks.

Companies had not offered such services for fear of violating sanctions.

Full Story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8556341.stm

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