IS YOUR GOVERNMENT WATCHING YOU?

Global net censorship ‘growing’

BBC News

IS YOUR GOVERNMENT WATCHING YOU?

 

 This is a very important article especially for

those bloggers in risky or sensitive countries.

The level of state-led censorship of the net is growing around the world, a study of so-called internet filtering by the Open Net Initiative suggests.
The study of thousands of websites across 120 Internet Service Providers found 25 of 41 countries surveyed showed evidence of content filtering.


The survey found evidence of filtering in the following countries:


Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Burma/Myanmar, China, Ethiopia, India,

Iran, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia,

Singapore, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand,

Tunisia,Turkmenistan, UAE, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Yemen.

 

IS YOUR COUNTRY ON THIS LIST ?

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