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Why geoblocking means the web is no longer worldwide

Internet content is heavily censored in some countries Image: REUTERS/Susana Vera

Allison McDonald

Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, , University of Michigan

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When a website blocks access, it sometimes delivers a notice saying so Image: Screenshot from airbnb.com, CC BY-ND
The notice users receive when Amazon Cloudfront is configured to block access from their country. Image: CC BY-ND
Cloudflare’s notification that the owner of a website has banned the country or region a user’s IP address is in. Image: CC BY-ND

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