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Google Deletes accounts with links to Iran on YouTube, other sites

Google Deletes accounts with links to Iran on YouTube, other sites

Google announced on Thursday that it has removed 58 accounts with its links to Iran on its video platform YouTube and its other sites, the latest indication is that overseas agents from around the world spread quickly to dissolve on a wide range of popular websites Are looking for
Google Deletes accounts with links to Iran on YouTube, other sites
Google Deletes accounts with links to Iran on YouTube, other sites

The organization said that new expulsions focused on 39 channels on YouTube, which had in excess of 13,000 perspectives in the United States, and also Google accounts on long range interpersonal communication locales and six records on Google Plus and Blogger, there were 13 accounts on its blogging stage. In a blog post Google Senior Vice President for Global Affairs, Kent Walker said in each blog post that each account is related to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, or IRIB, which is related to the Atollah of Iran, and they "try to hide their relationship with this . "

A few days after Facebook's announcement, Facebook suspended hundreds of accounts on its site and the photo-sharing app, Instagram, which was born in Iran and Russia, and Twitter also made a similar move. At that time, YouTube confirmed that he had removed an account called Liberty Front Press, which is related to the Iranian state media.

Google also disclosed on Thursday that 42 additional channels were removed on YouTube, which was related to the Russian government's online troll army, which was called Internet Research Agency, because the company had testified to Congress in November.

Facebook had worked on a tip from cyber-security firm FireAye, who later shared his conclusions with Google and Twitter. In response, Google told Congress investigators along with law enforcement officers about their findings on Thursday.

The disclosure of online consolidated underlying activity is likely to attract the attention of lawmakers. The Senate Intelligence Committee is planning to question the top officials of Facebook, Google and Twitter next month and question the efforts to protect their platforms from other digital diseases.

On Thursday, the panel's Republican chairman Sen. Richard Bore said that he had rejected a proposal by Google to testify to Walker. "I told them that I was not accepting the senior vice president," Bur said.

Earlier this week, Microsoft had announced that in a clear bid to hack visitors on those pages, there have been evidence of Russia-backed support to cheat prominent websites including conservative thinking tanks. In his blog post, Google said that similar actions have been taken to block the efforts made by state-sponsored artists in different countries to target political campaigns, journalists, workers and academics located around the world recently. . Google recently received suspicious emails from Gmail users, "informed a wide range of countries" on Monday.

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