Morocco blocks access to YouTube

Yesterday, May 25, 2007, it has been reported by numerous Moroccan blogger that Morocco has blocked access to YouTube video sharing website. There have been many ongoing speculations that the ban followed the broadcasting of material critical of the country's king and pro-Western Sahara. This is the third major sites blocked by the Moroccan filtering regime after Google Earth and Livejournal.

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  • […] Basta la censure au Maghreb! […]

  • Censorship: Take action now!…

    If you’re new here and you want to read more about Morocco and other topics, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks & shokran for visiting!I guess you all heard the sad & mad news of the recent block of Youtube by Maroc Telecom.
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