Internet Filtering in Yemen



The OpenNet Initiative has released Internet Filtering in Yemen 2004-2005, a country study that documents the degree and extent to which the Republic of Yemen controls the information environment in which its citizens live. Drawing from technical, legal, and political sources, ONI’s research finds that Yemen limits its citizens’ access to Internet content by using commercially available American filtering technology from Websense. The ISPs primarily target pornography, gambling, proxy servers, and gay/lesbian materials, and neither blocks political material. Click Here for the full report.

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