Posts Tagged ‘Blocking’


Screenshot Telecom authorities in Saudi Arabia has blocked “Israeli” mobile messaging app Viber for reasons Saudi Communication and Information Technology Commission says that the app does not comply with Saudi regulations. And to be specific those regulations are that the messenger Istant messages are encrypted. It has nothing to do with the fact tha...
Screenshot Jordanian authorities have been in blocking spree, they blocked 216 local websites yesterday. And today I just noticed that GoDaddy.com is blocked too! Update: the blocking was brief the site is back now in Jordan. GoDadday.com provides domain name registration, website hosting and other web tools. We do not know why did the regime in Jo...
Screenshot Update: below Since yesterday,  several people in Jordan were not able to access facebook. Some people thought that Orange the main ISP in Jordan, the second mobile operator and the only landline service provider in the country, is behind the blocking. A senior executive in Orange confirmed to ArabCrunch that accessing facebook is a pro...
Screenshot Update 1&2 at the end of the post. After Linkedin the business social Network, blocked Internet users in Syria and then unblocked them and apologized (as ArabCrunch has reported.) It was confirmed to us that Internet users in Sudan (an African Arab country) still cannot access Linkedin, who were blocked by Linkedin since several months ...
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