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Syria Suspicious of Israel, Blocks Facebook

Syrian authorities have blocked Facebook, the popular Internet hangout, over what seems to be fears of Israeli "infiltration" of Syrian social networks on the Net, according to residents and media reports. Residents of Damascus said... More...

Turkey blocks YouTube...Again

It seems as if today is the day of the repeat story: a court in Turkey has banned access to YouTube after a single citizen complained that it contained clips which insulted the country. The... More...

Thailand blocks YouTube for clip mocking king

Thailand's military-appointed government has blocked access to on-line video-sharing Web site YouTube after owner Google Incorporated declined to withdraw a video clip mocking the country's revered monarch. Communications Minister Sitthichai Pookaiyaudom ordered a block of... More...

BT: 35,000 Child Porn Blocks a Day

According to admittedly conservative reports released by British Telecom, at least 35,000 attempts to access child pornography are blocked each day in Britain. While already somewhat shocking, BT warned that the actual figures could... More...

PayPal Blocks Hurricane Relief Funds

The popular website Something Awful.com took matters into their own hands following the path of destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina, by setting up a relief fund using PayPal as the middle-man. What happened next was... More...

AOL Blocks ICQ Worm

America Online has taken steps to stop the spread of a worm that began attacking ICQ instant messaging users this week. The fix, which was implemented on Wednesday, was applied to ICQ's servers and does... More...

AOL blocks MS e-mail

Thanks prasanth America Online said Monday that it temporarily had blocked e-mail coming through servers from Microsoft's bCentral, a Web service focused on small businesses. An AOL representative said the problem cropped... More...

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