Internet: Reporters without Borders 2006 List of “Internet Black-Holes”

img RSF Internet blackholesTo initiate their 24-hour online demo against Internet censorship the international campaign organization Reporters without Borders has published their 2006 list of “Internet Black holes” – countries that censor and don’t provide free access to the Internet.

Everyone is invited to connect to the Reporter without Borders website between 11 a.m. on 7 November and 11 a.m. on 8 November.

The advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi has created an Internet ad calling on the entire Internet community to take part in the 24-hour campaign.

To participate in the Cyber-Demo go to their web site during the 24-hour period, find the list of countries that RSF is considering “Internet enemies” and click on an inter-active map of the world to help make the “Internet black-holes” disappear.

Each click will help to change the map’s appearance. The aim is to re-establish the Internet in the countries where it is censored, to rebuild it before the 24 hours are over.
The List of black-holes includes the following countries:

  • Belarus
  • Burma
  • China
  • Cuba
  • Iran
  • Libya
  • Nepal
  • North Korea
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Syria
  • Maldives
  • Tunisia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam

More information on the campaign at: Reporter without Borders

Update 07-November-2006
The interactive map mentioned above is at: this jump

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