Ecuador: Report reveals in 2014, government blocked access to some websites on internet

Posted on April 27, 2016 • Filed under: Ecuador, Internet reported….Telefonica (Movistar) confirmed that the government of Rafael Correa ordered in 2014 to limit access to some websites

Transparent According to Ecuador, the Government, through “opaque agreements” with the AEPROVI, has the technical ability to block websites throughout the national territory without being accountable. ( Effect Naim )

The Ecuadorian Government and the Association of Internet Providers work together to block access to web pages, according to statements of Ecuador Transparent in a statement released on Thursday April 14.

The organization published a memorandum of Telefonica (Movistar), in which he describes that on March 28, 2014, users reported that they could not access pages of Google and Youtube, and that the reasons for the lack of access it was because the staff of the Association of Internet Providers Ecuador (AEPROVI) blocked access to certain websites on request of the national government. Read Article


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