Internet Censorship in the Middle East

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In the Middle East, the internet is highly regulated. A recent amendment to an old law forbids gambling, pornography or copyright infringement via the internet.What’s more worrying is the that the decree outlines new protections for the state and its rulers, effectively turning online criticism into an offense punishable by years of jail time, or even deportation for foreign nationals. In places like this where a majority of the population consists of foreign nationals who don’t have any power as most of the countries are monarchies, the internet is far from free. 

Article: http://www.ibtimes.com/united-arab-emirates-clamps-down-internet-freedom-its-problem-879988

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