Google to block Jordan links to anti-Islam film
Published on Sep 22, 2012 5:13 PM
AMMAN (AFP) - Google has agreed to block all links connecting Internet users in Jordan to an anti-Islam film made in the United States (US) that has stirred outrage across the Muslim world, a Jordanian minister said on Saturday.
"We asked Google to block all links to this film in the kingdom and we have had a favourable response," said Communications and Information Technology Minister Atef Tel, quoted in Al-Dustur newspaper.
AFP journalists in Amman, however, were still able to access the film on Saturday morning.
The low-budget film Innocence Of Muslims, incited a wave of bloody anti-American violence in cities across the Muslim world which targeted symbols of US influence ranging from embassies and schools to fast-food chains.
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