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Internet Freedom's Less Visible Enemies

Freedom House | Posted 12.18.2012 | Technology
Freedom House

Many governments are quietly infringing upon Internet freedom and accessing private online correspondence and browsing records. But steps can be taken to curb some of these abuses.

Jordanian Website Owners Reject Attempts to Gag Them

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 11.27.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Controlling thought and opinion is impossible in today's connected world. Jordanians, the majority of whom are under 25, are able to quickly overcome direct website blockades by electronically bypassing them, but the government does not trust them to be mature enough to decipher the content of the news.

Internet Freedom Threatened By New Restrictions

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.18.2011 | Technology

Freedom on the worldwide Internet is in danger, according to a new report by Freedom House. In a survey of 37 countries, only 8 qualified as having...