Posts Tagged ‘censoring’


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: some users reported not seeing the censorship. We received a tip from one of our readers saying that Apple has censored the word Osama adding *** after the "O" and before the "a" in its new music social network Ping with iTunes. We have not tested Ping yet, but if this is true it sounds very racists as there are millions of people w...
Screenshot Update latest stats as of 4:40 GMT: 21,901 tweets 8,378 contributors 3,128.7 tweets per day 2.2% come from "The Top 10" 63.1% are retweets 69.3% are mentions 36.4% have multiple hashtags.- Our last post was questioning whether Twitter was censoring tweets with the hashtag #flotilla the aid ships that aimed to break the Israe...
Screenshot Update: SourceForge Simi Unblocks Syria, Sudan,Iran, N.Korea & Cuba- Freedom Loving Admins: Unblock Now: Following Linkedin  move of  unblocking Syria after ArabCrunch reported the incident ( and kept it against Sudan ), we heard different reports that U.S. Federal government officials are preparing to waive some of the sancti...
Screenshot According to Syrian website Nobles-News (Arabic Link) Facebook has deleted Esmail Haneea's fanpage on Facebook, which was under the name "القائد إسماعيل عنية ( the Leader Esmail Haneea) Esmail Haneea was the prime minister of the Palestinian authority from The Islamic Resistances  movement (HAMAS.) The movement won the vast ma...
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