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Saudi Arabia - A new agency to censor YouTube, other video sites?

Reporters without borders
According to a report in the Saudi newspaper Al-Hayat, the head of the Commission for Audiovisual Media, Dr. Riadh Najem, announced at a meeting with businessmen and journalists on 1 December that he plans to create a new agency to monitor and censor video content on YouTube and other sites. The Al-Hayat report said that Saudis who want to share videos online would have to obtain a permit from this new agency, which would be overseen by Najem's commission. Only YouTube use compatible with (...)

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