Saudi Arabia government cancelled voice/video call ban and for message apps set the censorship standard

voice:video call ban

September in Saudi Arabia was marked by another “softening” of the laws. If you leaveout of sight the systematic expansion of women’s rights in the country, there also was a ban on online calls through applications that was cancelled. The ban has been in effect for several years, and it embraced such mass applications as Skype, WhatsApp (+FB Messenger) and Viber. That is, it`s about applications and programs that allow conversation participants to conduct an anonymous conversation. However, a little later, after the lifting of the ban, Viber and Facebook Messenger were again blocked. (more…)