Cuba's Craigslist, Revolico, Blocked

1959 Buick for sale on Revolico.
1959 Buick for sale on Revolico.

So you had your heart set on that 1959 Buick advertised on Revolico and forgot to write the contact number down? You might have blown your chance.

Reuters is reporting that the popular Cuban version of Craigslist -- which boasts 1.5 million page views a month -- is being blocked. It's unclear whether the government is redirecting the requests to Google.

The state-run monopoly, ETECSA -- a joint venture with Telecom Italia -- controls the Internet on the Communist-run island.

At least one computer nerd has circulated an email with instructions on how to bypass the content filter, which is reportedly being used by 40 countries to block everything from dissident blogs to kiddie porn.

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