May 13 Australia

VPN providers reportedly begin targeting Australians after Minister Stephen Conroy's proposal for a government-sponsored Internet filter goes public.

May 19 Pakistan

Seattle cartoonist Molly Norris' free speech movement "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day" goes viral, leading Pakistan to block Facebook and others to boycott the social networking site.

May 20 Pakistan

The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority blocks YouTube, Facebook, Wikipedia, and 450 other websites after it deems certain online content to be blasphemous.

May 28 South Africa

The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs suggests a complete ban on online pornography, supporting the building of "necessary restrictive mechanisms" online to help enforce the ban.

May 30 Bangladesh

Bangladesh's Telecommunication Regulatory Commission temporarily blocks Facebook in light of "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day."