ISP Bluehost bans content connected to the “rogue” state of Belarus: Geopolitical squabbling or censorship?

By |2020-01-03T13:20:15-05:00March 10th, 2009|Blog|

On February 20, Washington D.C. resident Yaraslau Kryvoi received notice from Internet service provider and webhost, Utah-based Bluehost, that it was suspending Kryvoi’s account and giving him 10 days to remove content that Bluehost found objectionable from his website. The objectionable content in question? Kryvoi, an immigrant from the former Soviet republic of Belarus, maintained and operated a website for [...]