Facebook was down for several hours in Saudi Arabia on Saturday. But was it a technical problem or a takedown by the government?
An official with Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) said Saturday that the social-networking site was temporarily blocked that morning because it doesn't conform to the country's conservative values, according to the Associated Press.
The official, who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity, said Facebook's content "crossed a line" but added that the block was only temporary.
But yesterday, the CITC denied that the site had purposely … Read more