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Iran prosecutor denies summoning Facebook founder

The news, now denied, that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was summoned by an Iranian court in response to privacy complaints originated from a Basij official and an Iranian court.
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An Iranian prosecutor has denied news that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been summoned by an Iranian court in response to breach-of-privacy complaints.

Shiraz Chief Prosecutor Ali Alghasi Mehr told the Islamic Republic News Agency that the story of Zuckberg’s summoning, which made international news, is not true. However, he added that there are “private complaints” of privacy issues with respect to pictures and videos shared on Facebook and its other social media platforms Instagram and WhatsApp.

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