Iraq blocks Facebook and Twitter in bid to restrict Isis

Jillian York, director for international freedom of expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which campaigns for civil liberties on the internet, told the BBC: "The Iraqi government will not achieve anything by blocking social media websites, rather, in doing so, they're cutting off a lifeline for activists and others to the outside world."

Monday, June 16, 2014
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