Did you know that Twitter, facebook and YouTube are blocked in China? And now Pinterest. The government doesn't allow their citizens to use those networks. This kind of control and denial of rights is getting harder and harder to pull off in a world of transparency, collaboration and sharing.
Do a google search on this blocking of social media. Why would a country block social media? Use Google if you can't figure that out on your own. What do you think of this blocking? Do you agree with it? Do you disagree with it? Write on this topic for five minutes minimum in your journal.