Warnings of the continued targeting of Internet companies in Iraq: their goal is extortion
Al-Fatlawi told Shafaq News Agency, "The government is required to provide full protection for Internet companies in Baghdad and the rest of the provinces, and to prevent any infringement on them by any party and for any reason," adding that "there is a government deficit and security chaos due to political instability."
And he indicated that "targeting Internet companies has several messages, including provoking security chaos and trying to stir up public opinion by cutting off the Internet after targeting companies, or it is an attempt to blackmail by some parties to get money, not every bombing is a terrorist, but there are acts aimed at extortion, and this matter is exposed He has a lot of companies.
The leader of the Al-Fateh Alliance concluded that "we must be wary of continuing to target Internet companies, as this may directly or indirectly affect the service provided to citizens in this field."
And a building belonging to the company (Earthlink) for communications in the Al-Arsat area in central Baghdad, at dawn on Monday, was targeted.
Last Sunday, the National Internet Project announced that the infrastructure of the optical cable service in Salah al-Din Governorate had been targeted by a "terrorist" aiming to destroy the infrastructure of the Internet sector in Iraq.
This is not the first time that the booths of the National Internet Project have been targeted. In previous times, they were targeted in the governorates of Nineveh, Basra, Karbala and Dhi Qar.
The company (Earthlink) executing the project said in a statement, "On the first of this September, a terrorist group sabotaged the booth of the National Internet Project in the Muthanna area in Samarra, and caused severe damage to it."
She added, "The cabin that was targeted provides optical cable service, and was equipped to provide service through this modern technology to more than 500 homes in the city, and it is one of a group of cabins that provide Internet service with the latest mechanisms."
The company (Earthlink) called on the security services to "the necessity of investigating and prosecuting the targets of the Internet infrastructure, especially the optical cable network, which is the latest technology for passing Internet capacities, because harming this sector means harming the Iraqi economy and the service provided to citizens."
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