Blocking Websites

Statement: Block of Grindr App in Lebanon

On Friday, January 18th, reports indicated that Grindr, a popular online dating application used by LGBTI individuals, had been blocked on the 3G and 4G mobile data networks of Alfa and Touch. After contacting both companies, a representative from Touch Lebanon informed us that the Ministry of Telecommunications had ordered the block. A trusted anonymous …

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Mapping blocked websites in Lebanon 2015

Feature image via:http://pixabay.com/en/shield-private-public-internet-www-107860/. We published last year about blocked websites in Lebanon, you can check the old data base here. This year, we gathered more data, counted 50 blocked websites, and divided it into categories. Poker Websites: 8 blocked websites under law 417 issued in 1995 which gives Casino Du Liban an exclusive right to invest …

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