YouTube Blocked – disaster (averted)

Aduh, YouTube has been blocked by the Indonesian government because of a dispute over the movie Fitna. I haven’t seen it, though it apparently paints a pretty negative picture of Islam.

This is going to slow things down on the blog, but I’ll keep trying to find useful non-YouTube sources that will help with Science topics.

Hopefully they’ll see sense soon and lift the ban.

Luckily, the ever-growing TeacherTube is still going strong.

UPDATE – it’s back on again – I wonder whey they changed their minds?

Let’s celebrate with a recent item from Newsnight:

Thanks to Badscience for the heads up.

About Stephen

International Educator: China via Japan, Indonesia & the UK. Director of Innovation in Learning & Teaching. Science educator. Twitterist (@sjtylr), dad and bloggerer. MA International Education & current EdD student. Experienced Director of Learning & MYP Coordinator. Interested in curriculum, pedagogy, purposeful EdTech and global competence. Find out more: Science site:

Posted on April 8, 2008, in Fun, Silly and Funny, YouTube and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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