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Iran denies Facebook CEO summoned to court
An Iranian prosecutor has denied reports that a local judge ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy.

 

Official news agency IRNA quoted Shiraz Chief Prosecutor Ali Alghasimehr as saying Zuckerberg has not been summoned to court and Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp have not been banned.

 

A day earlier, semiofficial ISNA news agency quoted an information technology official as saying an unnamed judge summoned Zuckerberg to court and also ordered the apps blocked. (AP)