It's not just countries like Iran and China that are censoring the internet now. You'd be surprised to know that among the list are France, India, Australia, Argentina and South Korea.
Although some are censoring for pornography, that's not the whole story by a long stretch. What gets into the picture are politics, gambling, and limits to Google and Yahoo because of certain celebrities that use their engines.
The current article is free on Foreign Policy, and no registration is required. Foreign Policy is an especially useful means for learning that our American culture's way of looking at society and culture is not the same way other cultures view their world. The contrasts are always enlightening.
Check it out. Many of you either are or will be with internationals and the more we understand their world, the more productive our work relationships.