Iran Debuts State-Run YouTube Substitute

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•50 Dec 11, 2012

With YouTube banned there since the disputed election of 2009, Iran recently launched its own video-sharing website called “Mehr” (the Farsi word for “affection”), which only shows government-approved video clips. What do you think?

  • “Anything will be better than the huge disappointment that is Iranian Pornhub.”

    Greg Gowdy –
    Torch Cutter

  • “Wow, I can’t believe the domain ‘’ was still available.”

    Gina Breedlove –
    Muffler Installer

  • “You know, it would probably be a good thing if our government banned YouTube, too.”

    Kenny Hussman –
    Racehorse Trainer

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