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Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« on: May 15, 2015, 10:59:14 PM »
Hi all,

I'm glad to announce that we finally managed to legally offer Avast in Iran and Cuba. This was a long process as these countries are still subject to certain international sanctions - but we're now free to do it.

And of course, the Avast products are available in the local languages as well (Farsi and Spanish).

Please, help us spread the word if you have any connections to those countries, as we're one of a very few "Western" vendors who managed to get all the paperwork done and can offer a security product in those countries. I'm genuinely looking forward to (re)building our user base in those countries soon.

Thanks!
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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2015, 11:35:12 PM »
Wow, that is good news :)

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2015, 12:12:16 AM »
Congratulations to you Vlk with getting these important markets back.
I wish that Avast may thrive further globally and also the cordial Avast family.  :)

Also great that our good friend Omid Farhang can again fully enjoy Avast AV.

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2015, 12:18:53 AM »
Congratulations to you Vlk with getting these important markets back.
I wish that Avast may thrive further globally and also the cordial Avast family.  :)

Also great that our good friend Omid Farhang can again fully enjoy Avast AV.

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2015, 01:04:53 AM »
Posted in the Spanish Forum already.

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2015, 02:16:40 AM »
Congratulations to Vlk and to all avast team for this amazing job. We all hope that in the future Avast can get even more countries to install this amazing antivirus called Avast. I have few friends who are from Iran to spread this word.

Job well done Avast  :)
« Last Edit: May 16, 2015, 02:19:24 AM by Staticguy »
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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2015, 03:00:45 AM »
Congratulations for all hard work hidden behind such good news!
Omid, come back!
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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2015, 01:38:03 PM »
 :o OK, China blocked avast  how to do?

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2015, 01:57:22 PM »
:o OK, China blocked avast  how to do?
A long way journey pal...
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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2015, 03:33:26 PM »
Congratulations to avast team for achieving re-entrance to those countries.
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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2015, 10:24:43 PM »
:o OK, China blocked avast  how to do?
A long way journey pal...
No ..... avast! Want to give up China? :'(

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2015, 10:35:12 PM »
:o OK, China blocked avast  how to do?
A long way journey pal...
No ..... avast! Want to give up China? :'(
Sorry but you are totally wrong and apparently misinformed. :o
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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2015, 10:36:19 PM »
:o OK, China blocked avast  how to do?
A long way journey pal...
No ..... avast! Want to give up China? :'(

It has nothing to do with avast, but the Great Chinese Firewall blocking access.
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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2015, 10:44:38 PM »
Hi DavidR,

The procedure to follow is migrate to a server or servers that haven't be blocked by Chinese authorities, the other procedures are vary tedious and not always succesfull. Mind that also various links may be frowned upon as China blocks Google and all the apps from Google channels, so there you have to use Chinese native equivalents.
The official way is described here: http://www.chinalawandpractice.com/Article/1692561/Channel/7576/Software-Licensing-and-Use-Restrictions.html

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2015, 11:17:54 PM »
I know the procedure, but the comment is directed to Winderin, who feels it is avast giving up on China.

You could be chassing your tail trying to keep up with the firewall blocking.
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