Tag Archives: blocks

Russia blocks LinkedIn, sparking concerns for other social media sites

LinkedIn is now blocked in Russia. The country’s media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, is enforcing the ban in compliance with a recent court order. Earlier in 2016, the Kremlin’s Roskomnadzor attained an injunction against LinkedIn from a lower court. The company was targeted due to its failure to comply with a 2014 federal law that demands online firms that deal with the personal… Read More »

North Korea officially blocks Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

North Korea has officially announced it is blocking Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and South Korean websites in a move underscoring its concern with the spread of online information. The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications announcement was posted this week at the country’s main mobile service provider, Koryolink, and other places serving Internet users. Very few North Koreans have Internet… Read More »