March 18, 2009 Banned/Blocked in Syria
Aleppo, Syria

As of yesterday, the 17th, it looks like the CouchSurfing Web site has been added to the list of sites banned/blocked/censored by the Syrian government.

For the moment, the site is still accessible by direct IP address (, or the alternate .org address (




April 25th, 2009

omg! why do they bann Couchsurfing is such a cool thing.. I do not really understand that

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