Infographic: Internet Censorship Is Rampant Around the World

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Sun, Feb 6th, 2011 01:54 by capnasty NEWS

In this article by Fast CO Design, John Pavlus looks at a detailed infographic put together by CubeMania using data from Reporters Without Borders.

The above map [...] paints a grim picture: Almost all of the industrialized "first world" Internet is moderately to pervasively censored by government authorities. There are obvious and practical reasons for having some online surveillance, but the fact that only countries like Mongolia and Madagascar have a completely open web is rather shocking to see illustrated so starkly.

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