During the past two years over 600,000 porn sites were blocked in Saudi Arabia by The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC).
The setting up such websites is against the country’s cyber laws.
About 34 percent of young people receive unwanted pornographic material while browsing the Internet.
We are aware of the severe risks to the psychological and social makeup of children if they are exposed to such material.
Porn sites are legal in many countries abroad and have laws to filter content on search engines.
“There are significant efforts being undertaken by parliaments in the United States and Europe about the serious and grave consequences on children who watch porn. This seriously affects their psychological and physical health and might lead to violent and deviant behavior.”
Aisha Hijazi, an assistant clinical psychology professor, agreed that pornography could severely affect the development of young people.
February. Almost nothing has changed in Saudi Arabia with Internet censorship since last month. According to Reporters Without Borders , Saudi Arabia ranked as 164th out of 180 countries for freedom of the press.
For today the most reliable solution still remains the VPN service. This is a secure, safe and tested method to be private, anonymous and protected in the Internet.
The Middle East is a very special place on our planet. And we are not talking about its past and fantastic ancient history.
We are talking about modern times and new global technologies.
Countries like Saudi Arabia are highly developed and rich. Internet is available in most public places but…
A huge number of websites are blocked. Under restrictions are:
- adult or porn sites
- gay and lesbian resources
- anti-political websites
- anti-religions content
- and others
Unblock sites in KSA with Sahrzad today!
We realize that really some sites can violate Saudi’s religion rules and norms.
For you to know:
Saudi Arabia directs all international Internet traffic through a proxy farm located in King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology. A content filter is implemented there, based on software by Secure Computing.
But what to do if you are expat or simple traveler?
How to open blocked sites in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia?
We have investigated the problem of Internet limits for over 7 years and found many different solutions. Some of them are free others are paid. Some ways are reliable and safe why others are not.
It is all up to you to decide what is important for you.
We have created a simple scheme that will help to
select the best solution for you.
– I don’t care about my online security – I simply want to open sites I like
– If your answer is YES – You can use
- translate services
- Free proxy services
- Wayback machine
- Sites – unblockers
+ I don’t want to be caught by somebody
+ I want to be safe and secure
+ I want to stay anonymous
+ I don’t want anybody find out what I am doing on-line
+ I really want to access blocked sites!
If you answered positive, then the only working solution for you is VPN.
VPN or virtual private network is a secured encrypted tunnel between your device and a special VPN server.
Your device means:
- Computer – Windows, Linux or Mac operated
- Tablet PC – Windows, Android
- iPad or iPad mini
- Android mobile phone
And various others devices which supports vpn technology.
Why VPN for Saudi Arabia is secure and safe?
- VPN hides your real IP Address and makes you absolutely anonymous and invisible.
- All your Internet traffic is coded
This means no one can monitor your online activity or see what sites you visit.
No police, no government, no your boss, no your family, nobody!
3. VPN solution works great in public Wi-Fi zones.
That is why it has another great advantage!
It makes you secure and private in public wi-fi zones.
! Your data is protected, and your traffic is encrypted
! You are under the impenetrable shield of VPN service.
Sahrzad VPN offers you the best VPN solutions for Gulf countries. We know the specific of this region and we do our best to protect you.
Try our service for FREE TODAY and enjoy your Internet freedom forever!
So how to use VPN in Saudi Arabia?
Using VPN on Android
to create a new VPN tunnel on your Android device:
- Click Settings icon
2. Select Wireless & Networks and tap on VPN
3. Tap Add VPN Network
4. Input connection name (Sahrzad VPN), select the type of your VPN connection – PPTP VPN, input VPN server address from your account data.
Please be careful – don’t use any additional symbols like spaces, http://, www, / …etc in the server address.
5. Input your Username and password that you received from VPN account service in e-mail.
Save it and tap Connect
For connection to VPN server:
- Select Home > Menu > Settings
- Tap Wireless & networks
- Tap VPN settings
- The VPN connections you have added are present in the list
- Tap the VPN you wish to connect to (Sahrzad VPN)
- A dialog box will open asking for your credentials, enter them and click connect
When you are connected to VPN, you will see an ongoing notification in the Status bar on your Android device. If you are disconnected, you will receive a notification and an option to go back to the VPN settings section.
Once you have created VPN connection you can switch it on and off on the main settings screen.
Using VPN on iPhone
To make a new VPN connection in your iOS device you need to do the next:
1. Go to Settings > General > VPN
2. Click Add VPN Configuration
3. Choose PPTP VPN and enter your VPN account data. You will receive your VPN server, username and password in the e-mail
Server address must be exactly as in your account data (without http://, www or any other symbols)
4. Save your VPN configuration. Once you have created VPN connection you can switch it ON and OFF on the main settings screen
Once you have created vpn connection you can switch it on and off on the main settings screen.
Sahrzad VPN setup guides
Here you can find VPN setup guides for other operational systems.
If you still have any questions about how to access restricted websites you can always contact us!