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Google blocks access to anti-Islam film trailer in Jordan

Author: Mohammad Ghazal, Jordan Times, Published on: 22 September 2012

Google has started blocking access to clips of the anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims" in Jordan following a request by the government...Telecom companies as well as Internet service providers in Jordan were provided with the list of links that connect to the film in order to block access to it...Google, the parent company of YouTube, said last Wednesday that the film would be restricted "in countries where it is considered illegal by local authorities", such as India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia...YouTube last week restricted access to the film in Egypt and Libya after unrest in these countries, and has been adding countries to the list. Some others, including Pakistan and Sudan, have blocked access themselves...

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