Today the limitations of discovering these congruent numbers is limited only by the size of a computer's hard drive.
Can someone explain why they didn't use more than 2.7TB of HDD space if HDD space is the limiting factor?
The only thing preventing is their own population. I just don't think they would tolerate becoming prisoners in the their own nation.
They are prisoners in their own nation. They are not tolerating it. Hence the protests. Sure the fundamentalists have a solid backing among the populace but the rigged elections and censorship of protests show it is not as solid as they need to maintain power fairly.
It doesn't matter if they block TOR or just websites, they are still censoring what their people can see and read.
One good reason why computers can do more work than people is that they never have to stop and answer the phone.