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Name: Law No. 71063 on Computer Crimes.
Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-05-26
Entry into force:
ISN: IRN-2009-L-91715
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 1388-03-05 (2009-05-26), No. 18742 Official Gazette, 1388-03-05 (2009-05-26), No. 18742 Islamic Republic of Iran PDF in Persian PDF in Persian (consulted on 2013-01-08)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for punishments for spying, hacking, piracy and publishing materials deemed to damage 'public morality' or to be a 'dissemination of lies'.

Article 18, inter alia, provides for imprisonment up to two years and a fine up to 5.000.000 Rials for anyone found guilty of 'disseminating false information likely to agitate public opinion'.

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