Recently, Coursera, the online university course provider, began blocking students from Iran, Cuba and Sudan from using its services, The Guardian reports.

Coursera, which boasts more than 21.5 million student enrollments from 190 countries, is one of the most popular MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) platforms out there. But unlike other MOOCs (like MIT OpenCourseWare or edX), Coursera is a for-profit business, which means it can't serve students in countries against which the US government...

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