Khaled rambles technology, tea/coffee, consumer rights and other interest from Saudi Arabia

June 18, 2008

Unblock in Saudi Arabia Successful: Vimeo

Filed under: Saudi Internet — Tags: , , , — Khaled A. @ 8:00 pm

I reported earlier that Vimeo.com was blocked in Saudi Arabia. And as I was browsing around, I discovered that Vimeo.com is unblocked! It’s a shame that DailyMotion is now blocked in its place.

I believe that the blocking methods in Saudi Arabia are being done like this:

kitten vs. frontrow from mattcoats on Vimeo.

May 4, 2008

Blocked in Saudi: Vimeo video service

Filed under: Saudi Internet — Tags: , , — Khaled A. @ 10:41 am

The online video site, Vimeo, was blocked by for over a month now by Internet.gov.sa. This is an excerpt from Vimeo’s Wikipedia page:

Vimeo allows only user-created videos, of a “friends and family” nature. No pornography, TV shows, music videos, movies or anything not created by the user can be uploaded.

As usual, you can help by filling the unblock request form here. And use that quote above regarding Vimeo’s policy regarding pornography.

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