Banned technologies from across the world


As long as the internet has been around, there have been those desperate to stifle it.

And as websites supporting the indiscriminate sharing of content grows, and new generations of privacy-conscious citizens opt for websites promoting anonymity, authoritarian governments across the globe are calling for tighter controls. 

Here, we run through some of the biggest tech bans from across the globe. 

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