I was contacted by a person that could not get this website to show up. A little bit of investigating on my part turned up the reason. This puny little nothing site had been blocked in France. I have no idea why. Maybe for the subversive cute cat videos or diabolical Doctor Who photos.
The US Congress is considering America’s first system for censoring the Internet.
Despite public outcry, the Internet Censorship bill could pass at any time.
If it does, the Internet and free speech will never be the same.
Learn more about the US efforts to block websites here.
At least 25 countries around the world block websites for political, social or other reasons as governments seek to assert authority over a network meant to be borderless.
China, Iran, Myanmar, Syria, Tunisia and Vietnam had the most extensive filters for political sites. Iran, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen had the strictest social-filtering practices, blocking pornography, gambling and gay and lesbian sites.