Indonesian Internet providers start blocking Dutch film: report
Indonesian Internet providers have started blocking websites or blogs posting an anti-Islamic film that has sparked widespread protests, a report said Saturday.
Internet Service Providers Association chairwoman Sylvia Sumarlin told news website detikcom that access to YouTube has been blocked but could not guarantee it would be totally unavailable for national viewing.
She said there were other routes that Internet service providers (ISPs) could access that were currently not being used.
The film, "Fitna", could still be accessed on YouTube from some providers on Saturday.
Earlier this week, the government wrote to YouTube asking it to take down the film, made by the far-right Dutch MP Geert Wilders.