According to AlterNet, Israeli Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Tzipi Hotovely recently met with Google executives to discuss potential censorship of certain YouTube videos. Specifically, videos that the Israeli state deems to “incite violence.”
In a Hebrew-only press release, Hotovely told Maariv that she had attended a meeting with Susan Wojcicki, YouTube CEO, as well as Google Director of Public Policy, Jennifer Oztzistzki in Mountain View. According to Hotovely, YouTube videos are the cause of children stabbing people on a daily basis. From AlterNet’s translation of the press release:
The attacks daily in Israel are the result of youths and children incited [...]
Palestinian Internet is experiencing issues. Security literate computer users are aware that there is potential for what are known as ‘man in the middle’, or MiTM attacks. This is typically executed by finding a way to get between a user and a web site they want to access, perhaps by running a rogue access point in a coffee shop. If your browser complains about a bad X509 certificate from a web site, it could be a MiTM.