Inaccessibility Trend: Individual Twitter Pages

About two months ago, we enabled Herdict users to report on individual Web pages, rather than just top-level sites (e.g., “twitter.com/nawaat” vs. “twitter.com”). Since then, we’ve noticed a trickling of reports on individual inaccessible Twitter pages, in China, Bahrain and Tunisia. The latest spate of inaccessible reports have been confirmed by the owners of some […]

Russian Provider Admits to Filtering: Report to Herdict!

Correction: We incorrectly remarked that ISP Yota admitted to blocking three sites (below).  In fact, users have complained that they cannot access those sites, however, Yota has only acknowledged blocking access to “sites that are classified as extremist by the Justice Ministry”  such as the Chechen “rebel” site Kavkazcenter.com. According to a recent article in The […]

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