New Report from Freedom House: Freedom on the Net 2013

October 3rd, 2013   Theme: Internet Freedom

Freedom House has in the previous days released its yearly report on internet freedom, Freedom on the Net 2013. Notable fallouts from the report show that internet freedom worldwide slowly decreases; nevertheless are internet activists becoming more efficient and creative going around systems of censorship and data filtering. The report also shows that many governments fear the power of social media and as an effect from it try to pass new legislations that threaten internet freedom. The most repressive countries in term of internet freedom were for the second year in a row China, Cuba and Iran whereas Iceland, Estonia and Germany top the list to be the countries with most internet freedom as of 2013.

Read the announcement from Freedom House here or the full report here.

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