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Alexa.com is Banned by Indian Government (DOT)

Am I joking?

No.

Well, Today I tried to check my website ranking in alexa and got surprised!

Not duo to a huge ranking difference from my last week ranking, but found a message on alexa.com website

**YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO ACCESS THIS WEB PAGE AS PER THE DOT COMPLIANCE**

It was shocking for me to believe that Alexa, owned by Amazon is banned by Department of Telecommunications (DoT) of India.

As all of you probably know that alexa.com is not a website contains any kind of objectionable content, I can’t understand why Indian Govt took such a decision!

As much as I remember, in October 2018, Indian Government DoT ordered all Internet Service providers (ISP) to block more than 800 Porn website, but why alexa.com ?

Alexa.com founded in 1996, was later acquired by Amazon in 1999 is a company provides website traffic data, global ranking and so much more information on any given website.

I tried to access alexa.com via Jio and Vodafone but sadly blocked by both ISP, do check yourself and let me know if it’s blocked by your ISP too?

Ranjan Chatterjee

I am Ranjan Chatterjee, A Developer from India playing with programming since 2009. I am expert in cPanel Server Administrator, Wordpress, WHMCS, Search Engine Optimization & Digital Marketing.

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