"This data was compiled with help from Google’s transparency report, Twitter, and the OpenNet Initiative, a partnership between the University of Toronto, Harvard, and the SecDev Group in Ottawa. It doesn’t take into account countries where only certain pages or videos may be censored. The United Arab Emirates, for example, jailed an American citizen last year for posting a comedic video to YouTube—but it doesn’t block the entire network, so it’s not on the map. Additionally, Google and Twitter don’t list their services as being blocked in Cuba, but social networks there are difficult to access, in part due to cost barriers." #socialmedia #civicengagement #media #creativexpression | For those able to copy and paste, here’s the link to the article: http://m.motherjones.com/politics/2014/03/turkey-facebook-youtube-twitter-blocked (at The World + Social Media)

"This data was compiled with help from Google’s transparency report, Twitter, and the OpenNet Initiative, a partnership between the University of Toronto, Harvard, and the SecDev Group in Ottawa. It doesn’t take into account countries where only certain pages or videos may be censored. The United Arab Emirates, for example, jailed an American citizen last year for posting a comedic video to YouTube—but it doesn’t block the entire network, so it’s not on the map. Additionally, Google and Twitter don’t list their services as being blocked in Cuba, but social networks there are difficult to access, in part due to cost barriers." #socialmedia #civicengagement #media #creativexpression | For those able to copy and paste, here’s the link to the article: http://m.motherjones.com/politics/2014/03/turkey-facebook-youtube-twitter-blocked (at The World + Social Media)