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14 January 2013

The Tulip Age on New York Times

According to an article in The New York Times on Monday January the 14th, One of Iran's most popular satellite channels, GEM TV, operating from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and broadcasting into the country, was taken offline without explanation.and the Turkish series 'The Tulip Age' was nowhere to be found.

On Monday, with the Iranian news media silent, wild rumors flew about the causes of the blackout, with some describing a technically complicated government crackdown and others a shrewd plot to get people to subscribe online for a monthly fee.

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