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Supreme Leader decrees establishment of Supreme Council of Cyberspace

The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei has tasked Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with the duty of establishing a Supreme Council of Cyberspace.

In a decree issued on Wednesday, The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei enumerated the important impact of the Internet on individual and social life, the necessity of planning to prevent damages caused by it and using opportunities to provide people with useful services as reasons necessitating the establishment of the Supreme Council of Cyberspace.

The council will establish the National Center for Cyberspace that will allow gaining complete knowledge about the activities in cyberspace on a domestic and international scale and to decide on how the country must address arising issues.

The Supreme Council of Cyberspace, headed by Ahmadinejad, will comprises of high-ranking Iranian officials such as the Majlis Speaker, Judiciary chief, Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, and ministers of Communication and Information Technology, Culture and Islamic Guidance and Intelligence.

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