Through 2010 the Open Net Initiative had documented Internet filtering by governments in over forty countries worldwide.
The level of filtering was classified in 26 countries in 2007 and in 25 countries in 2009.
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The city has become iconic for its skyscrapers and high-rise buildings, in particular the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
Dubai has been criticised for human rights violations concerning the city's largely South Asian and Filipino workforce.
The TRA (Telecom Regulatory Authority) decides what internet censorship policy is in the UAE, not the telecom companies Etisalat and Du, although many residents will feel that Etisalat in particular is the decider of what is and is not allowed.
This perception is possibly because there are some areas in the Du Telecom network that have no, or less, censorship of the internet, for example Dubai Media Zone and the TECOM area.