Qatar Internet censorship

This video from the USA is called Internet CensorshipJillian C. York.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Qatar tightens internet laws

Friday 31 May 2013

Qatar: The government followed other Gulf states yesterday in backing internet rules that widen controls over news websites.

Gulf nations have sharply increased arrests over social media posts on charges that include insulting rulers.

Qatar’s measures would give wide leeway to punish websites or social media users for items considered a threat to “state security” or the “general order.”

News websites reporting on Singapore were told on the 29th May that will have to obtain government licences: here.

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