Why Infura cannot serve certain areas

By default, MetaMask accesses the blockchain via Infura, which is is unavailable to persons in certain jurisdictions due to specific comprehensive sanctions programs enacted by the U.S. government. 


Attempts to use MetaMask in one of those jurisdictions may therefore generate the following error message:


For information on exporting your Secret Recovery Phrase - see here.


See also: MetaMask is unable to connect to the blockchain host




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