The Belarusian government has banned the use of the Tor anonymizing network, according to a report by the Belarusian National Security Agency.
The Chinese government has banned a number of popular virtual private networks (VPNs), including Tor, according to a report from the BBC.
It is prohibited in Iran to sell or advertise VPNs, and using result in prosecution. Nonetheless, VPN usage by civilians and even government officials remains very common.
Despite the fact that ISIS is no longer a danger, the country's stringent Internet prohibitions persist.
Anyone who violates this regulation faces a fine of 500 riyals (about $1,300), while businesses can apply for permission to use a VPN.
In Russia, licensed VPNs must register with the government and log the internet activities of its customers.
Using a VPN (or Tor) in Turkey might make you a target for the authorities. The government is now using tactics similar to those used in China.
Ugandan government reacted by forcing local Internet service providers to prohibit VPN services.
It is illegal to use a VPN to get access to restricted websites or to utilise voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) services like Skype and WhatsApp.
Earlier this year, Venezuela's primary Internet service provider sought to restrict the use of Tor and VPN services, purportedly on government instructions.