China and Iran Lead World in Blocking Web 2.0

Herdict, an Internet censorship tracking service launched by Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, has started aggregating their user-reported Internet blockages.

Iran and China stand out in the reported number of blockages of Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. Interestingly, Mexico has quite a few blockages as well.

Check out the site for more detailed data and be sure to report when you are unable to access a site in your country!

Here’s an earlier posting I did with Jonathan Zittrain about the site.

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10 comments

  1. Hmm, didn't know there were THAT many people blocking Youtube! 😐 (and Facebook and Twitter in China should be upgraded to “blocked” right now, and not “intermitently” :( )

  2. Hmm, didn't know there were THAT many people blocking Youtube! 😐 (and Facebook and Twitter in China should be upgraded to “blocked” right now, and not “intermitently” :( )

  3. juliaho

    I'm using Freedur to fet around the GFW now. It is very fast and stable.

  4. juliaho

    I'm using Freedur to fet around the GFW now. It is very fast and stable.

  5. juliaho

    I'm using Freedur to get around the GFW now. It is very fast and stable. Youtube videos stream really fast.

  6. juliaho

    I'm using Freedur to fet around the GFW now. It is very fast and stable.

  7. juliaho

    I'm using Freedur to get around the GFW now. It is very fast and stable. Youtube videos stream really fast.

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