Iran briefly blocked access on December 3, 2006, to YouTube and a few different locales, subsequent to proclaiming them as damaging social and good sets of principles. The YouTube square came after a video was presented online that showed up on demonstrate an Iranian cleanser musical show star having sex. The square was later lifted and afterward reestablished after Iran's 2009 presidential election. In 2012, Iran reblocked access, alongside access to Google, after the questionable film Innocence of Muslims trailer was discharged on YouTube. Thailand blocked access somewhere in the range of 2006 and 2007 because of hostile recordings identifying with King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Some Australian state instruction offices square YouTube refering to "a powerlessness to figure out what kind of video material may be gotten to" and "There's no instructive incentive to it and the substance of the material on the site." China blocked access from October 15, 2007, to March 22, 2008, and again beginning on March 24, 2009. Access remains blocked. Morocco blocked access in May 2007, potentially because of recordings condemning of Morocco's activities in Western Sahara.
YouTube ended up available again on May 30, 2007, after Maroc Telecom informally reported that the denied access to the site was a negligible "specialized glitch". Turkey blocked access somewhere in the range of 2008 and 2010 after contention over recordings esteemed offending to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. In November 2010, a video of the Turkish government official Deniz Baykal made the webpage be blocked again quickly, and the webpage was debilitated with another shutdown in the event that it didn't expel the video. During the more than multi year square of YouTube, the video-sharing site remained the eighth-most-got to website in Turkey. In 2014, Turkey obstructed the entrance for the second time, after "an abnormal state insight leak."
Pakistan blocked access on February 23, 2008, as a result of "hostile material" towards the Islamic confidence, including show of the Danish sketch of Muhammad. This prompted a close worldwide power outage of the YouTube site for around two hours, as the Pakistani square was unintentionally exchanged to different nations. On February 26, 2008, the boycott was lifted after the site had expelled the questionable substance from its servers in line with the government. Many Pakistanis dodged the three-day hinder by utilizing virtual private system software.
In May 2010, after the Everybody Draw Mohammed Day, Pakistan again blocked access to YouTube, refering to "becoming profane content". The boycott was lifted on May 27, 2010, after the site expelled the frightful substance from its servers in line with the administration. In any case, singular recordings regarded hostile to Muslims posted on YouTube will keep on being blocked. Pakistan again put a prohibition on YouTube in September 2012, after the site declined to expel the film Innocence of Muslims, with the boycott still in activity as of September 2013.
The boycott was lifted in January 2016 after YouTube propelled a Pakistan-particular version. Turkmenistan blocked access on December 25, 2009, for obscure reasons. Different sites, for example, LiveJournal were additionally blocked. Libya blocked access on January 24, 2010, due to recordings that highlighted exhibitions in the city of Benghazi by groups of prisoners who were murdered in Abu Salim jail in 1996, and recordings of relatives of Libyan pioneer Muammar Gaddafi at gatherings. The blocking was reprimanded by Human Rights Watch. In November 2011, after the Libyan Civil War, YouTube was by and by permitted in Libya.
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Russia, and Sudan blocked access in September 2012 after contention over a 14-minute trailer for the film Innocence of Muslims which had been posted on the site. In Libya and Egypt, the Innocence of Muslims trailer was blamed[by whom?] for fierce challenges in September 2012. YouTube expressed that "This video—or, in other words on the Web—is plainly inside our rules thus will remain on YouTube. Nonetheless, given the exceptionally troublesome circumstance in Libya and Egypt we have briefly limited access in both countries."