DNS based censorship and domain blocking in Indonesia is very inconsistent among ISPs. There’s a government mandated black list which the ISPs operating in the country should enforce. However, Indonesia lacks centralised internet infrastructure and has many separate ISPs. In addition, the Indonesian government granted ISPs the authority to block content at their own discretion. All of this leads to a very inconsistent DNS blocking in Indonesia. Official DNS domain blacklist in Indonesia The Government mandated DNS blacklist is published in a redacted form and can be downloaded here: https://trustpositif.kominfo.go.id/ . This is where the blocked domains get redirected to. We can search the database and check if a domain is blocked. In the screenshot below we can see that a popular cryptocurrency exchange is blocked (Ada) and that wikipedia.org is not (Tidak Ada) - thanks to Google Translate. Examples of blocked DNS queries dig binance.com @18.104.22.168 ;; global options: +cmd ;; Got
Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information.