Australian telco's filtering supplier linked to repressive filtering in Middle East

    27 June 2012

    Netsweeper, the Internet filtering supplier linked to Telstra’s voluntary filter trial is also a supplier to the Yemen, the UAE and Qatar. The Guelph Mercury states that filters implemented by those countries block sites associated with news, political activism and satire, religious freedom – and Tumblr, which in Yemen’s case is classified as pornography.