YouTube is Earth’s third-largest website, but state censorship and national copyright laws mean it’s not available worldwide. Here are a few examples of where YouTube has encountered problems
You have about as much chance of accessing YouTube here as you do of using Google. You’ll have to use the Chinese equivalent, Youku, instead.
YouTube has been down here since 2012. But trends like Happy have still made it into the country, with harsh punishments for uploaders.
Google and GEMA – the German performance rights organisation – can’t reach a copyright agreement, so Germans get YouTube lite.
You can only access the state-controlled Uriminzokkiri web channel, with a lot of videos about cookery, Kim Jong-un and war propaganda.
Ronaldo’s ex-girlfriend Daniella Cicarelli had a temporary block placed on the whole of YouTube in 2007 after a paparazzi-shot sex video with her in it ended up on the site.