Saudi Arabia Blocks Access to Yahoo

BERLIN (08/14/2000) - The Saudi Arabian government has blocked access inside the country to Yahoo Inc.'s Web pages, citing pornographic content.

A spokeswoman for Yahoo confirmed the action Monday, saying, "We respect the right of other countries to block content for their citizens." She added, "We do have adult content in some of the clubs, but users must be over 18 to register."

Yahoo, based in Santa Clara, California, can be reached at +1-408-731-3300 or via the Internet at http://www.yahoo.com/.

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