Want to know the list of the countries where Google services are blocked? read on. According to Google, people in more than 30 countries face disruption to all, one or the other of its service due to various reasons but the most common reason being Government censorhip. While countries like Pakistan, Tajikistan are blocking services like Youtube citing censorship, countries like Indonesia, Trinidad and Tobago have had to face disruptions due to reasons like blackout. These reports are released as part of the Google Transparency reports and can be accessed by clicking on the link here.
Among the list of services blocked it is very interesting to note that Morocco has blocked Google Earth since 2009 and continues to be the only country doing it in the world! There are a total of 14 disruptions in 2013 so far and most of these are due to Government censorship. In 2012 there were 27 disruptions, apart from government censorship the other reasons included Undersea cable cuts and ISP errors.
Following are the countries that have blocked one or all of the Google services citing censorship as the reason. You can view the complete report here:
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