List of websites with country access restrictions

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This is a list of websites with country access restrictions.

Alexa Rank Website Category Primary language Affected countries Notes
 ? Google Code Source code repository English Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria[1]
166 SourceForge Source code repository English Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria[2] After an angry reaction from the community, the restrictions were relaxed so that individual projects could indicate whether or not their software should be blocked.[3]
1947 Coursera Online education English Cuba, Iran and Sudan[4][5] Some courses may be available for Iranians in the future.[6]

Reactions[edit]

Notepad++ project moved its website outside the United States after SourceForge started to apply access restrictions.[7]

In 2009, Juventud Rebelde criticised Microsoft for blocking MSN Messenger in Cuba.[8]

In 2014, edX MOOC platform published a statement saying "we have never blocked students from receiving education on the edX platform because of where they live".[9]

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