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Arabic Herdict and Internet Explorer Toolbar, Oh My!

First you could Herdict. But for our Arabic-speaking users, Herdict just got a whole lot easier! Now you can Herdict بالعربية (in Arabic) at Herdict Web – Arabic!

ONI data shows heavy filtering in many countries across the Middle East and North Africa; from Morocco to Saudi Arabia, countries in the region block sites for political reasons, social reasons, or both. With Herdict Web – Arabic native speakers can make reports, which are then integrated with the English user interface.

Herdict Web – Arabic isn’t the only thing up our sleeves today…We’re also proud to announce the launch of our Internet Explorer toolbar, which allows IE users to report sites on the fly, without having to visit Simply install the toolbar, and whenever you want to report a site, just click on the sheep icon! The sheep will turn red when a site you’re visiting has previously been reported inaccessible in your country, orange when the site has been reported inaccessible somewhere in the world, and green when it’s accessible everywhere.

As always, contact us with any questions:
contact [at] herdict [dot] org

يمكن لمتكلمي اللغة العربية الاتصال بنا بالكتابة إلى
arabic [at] herdict [dot] org

About the Author: Jillian York

Jillian C. York is the Project Coordinator for the OpenNet Initiative and the part of the Herdict team that you should contact if you have any questions about other-language instances of the site or international press. She created most of the textual content on the site, so if you spot something funny, let her know! She's also the face behind the @Herdict Twitter feed.

One Comment to “Arabic Herdict and Internet Explorer Toolbar, Oh My!”

  1. Ray O.:

    I never ever post but this time I will,Thanks alot for the great blog.