Department of Defense Blocks Iraq Troops’ Access to Pro-LGBT Website

Last Saturday, The Hill reported that the Department of Defense was actively blocking access to the Courage Campaign website from troops currently stationed in Iraqi. According to reports, a soldier in Iraq informed the organization of the ban. The online-based grassroots organizes that boast 700,000 current members recently wrote to Secretary of Defense Robert Gates [...]

Friday Top 5: Most Reported Countries (Inaccessibility)

As we now know, Internet filtering is no longer limited to the usual suspects (China, Iran, Burma); Herdict has allowed us to get wind of new filtering across the world, in places the OpenNet Initiative has never even tested.  That is why this week we’re bringing you the top 5 countries reporting inaccessibility! 1. Iran [...]

Friday Top 5: Inaccessible Sites, Week Ending 4/24

We here at Herdict are always fascinated by what shows up in our reports; When YouTube was most recently blocked in China, we were amongst the first to know. And when Wikileaks was down for 12 hours, reports poured in through the Herdict Reporter informing us of its temporary absence. It is with this fascination [...]