International web site accessibility

Many of us travel overseas for work and leisure. For those whom travel overseas for business having Internet access is essential.

As you check for government travel warnings and medical advise etc you should also check to see if the Internet in the country you are visiting has any Internet censorship. You should also do this if you are trying to reach an audience in a different country in a marketing campaign. An example is the US State department has restricted access to LinkedIn.com in Syria.

It is a myth that only a few countires in the world censor the Internet. In fact almost every country in the world has some sort of minor censorship.

http://www.herdict.org is a great site to check for sites that are banned in countires.

For Human Rights activists or if your business needs to access a site in a country that has banned a site then we sugest using https://www.torproject.org/

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