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A Short Guide to the Internet’s Biggest Enemies

Posted on March 18th, 2014 at 8:09 by John Sinteur in category: News -- Write a comment


Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released its annual “Enemies of the Internet” index this week—a ranking first launched in 2006 intended to track countries that repress online speech, intimidate and arrest bloggers, and conduct surveillance of their citizens. Some countries have been mainstays on the annual index, while others have been able to work their way off the list. Two countries particularly deserving of praise in this area are Tunisia and Myanmar (Burma), both of which have stopped censoring the Internet in recent years and are headed in the right direction toward Internet freedom.

New on the list, Russia, Pakistan, India, Ethiopia, the UK and the USA.

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