UAE, Saudi among world's top website censors - project PDF Print E-mail

Published by: ArabianBusiness.com

Date: June 12, 2009

URL:  http://www.arabianbusiness.com/558580-uae-saudi-bahrain-rank-high-among-reported-inaccessible-websites

"The UAE ranks high among countries that have blocked most websites, a recent report has revealed.

Internet users in the country reported the eleventh highest rate of blocked websites from among the countries in the world, according to the Herdict project.

...China is the most reported country when it comes to website censorship, according to the report. From among the Gulf countries, Saudi Arabia ranked at No.4. and Bahrain at No.6 in the top 10 slots.

A noteworthy aspect of the report is that the Western countries were equally vigilant about restricting websites. Germany was ranked at No.2, US at No.3, France at No.7, Australia at No.8 and the UK at No.9."

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