International access to the official re-election website of US President George W. Bush (georgewbush.com) has been blocked. Surfers from outside the US trying to reach the site receive an "access denied" message.This an unexpected and stunning example of autarchy from a candidate in an election with global consequences, watched from all the countries in the world.
...Although overseas visitors to www.georgewbush.com are blocked https://georgewbush.com or http://18.104.22.168 still work. http://22.214.171.124 resolves as GeorgeWBush.com which illustrates how cack-handed the blocking is.
October 28, 2004
Bush website adopts isolationist stance
Seen in The Register, this stunning information:
Posted by CM at 10:46 AM