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Morocco blocks access to YouTube

Categories: Advocacy

Yesterday, May 25, 2007, it has been reported [1] by numerous [2] Moroccan [3] blogger [4] that Morocco has blocked access to YouTube [5] video sharing website. There have been many ongoing speculations that the ban followed the broadcasting of material critical of the country's king [6] and pro-Western Sahara [7]. This is the third major sites blocked by the Moroccan filtering regime [8] after Google Earth [9] and Livejournal [10].