iPhone could see ban in Iran following smuggling crackdown
Apple may be facing an iPhone ban in Iran. Government officials have apparently told the company that if it doesn't register in Iran officially, its products will be banned.
From The Japan Times:
Those who previously owned iPhones will apparently be unaffected. The move is part of a wider effort in Iran to crack down on mobile phone smuggling. The project, run out of the Iranian president's office, requires all mobile phones to be registered with the country's telecom user database.
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