Internet censorship by country
This list of Internet censorship and surveillance by country provides information on the types and levels of Internet censorship, filtering, and surveillance that is occurring in countries around the ...
Internet censorship by country - Wikipedia
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Human rights in Bahrain
Bahrain's record on human rights has been described by Human Rights Watch as "dismal", and having "deteriorated sharply in the latter half of 2010".The government of Bahrain has marginalized the nativ...
Internet censorship in Burma
The Internet in Burma (also known as Myanmar) has been available since 2000 when the first Internet connections were established. Beginning in September 2011, the historically pervasive levels of Inte...
Internet censorship in Burma - Wikipedia
Internet censorship in the People's Republic of China
Internet censorship in China is conducted under a wide variety of laws and administrative regulations. In accordance with these laws, more than sixty Internet regulations have been made by the governm...
Internet censorship in the People's Republic of China - Wikipedia
Internet censorship in Hong Kong
There is very little Internet censorship in Hong Kong beyond laws that criminalize the distribution of certain materials, particularly child pornography, obscene images, and pirated materials. Hong Ko...
Censorship in Cuba
Censorship in Cuba is the most intense in the western hemisphere. It has been reported on extensively and resulted in European Union sanctions from 2003 to 2008 as well as statements of protest from g...
Internet censorship in Iran
Internet censorship in Iran has been increasing. In the first few years of the 21st century, Iran experienced a great surge in Internet usage, and, with 20 million people on the Internet, currently ha...
Internet censorship in North Korea
The media of North Korea is among the most strictly controlled in the world. The constitution notionally provides for freedom of speech and the press; however, the government prohibits the exercise o...
Internet censorship in Saudi Arabia
Books, newspapers, magazines, broadcast media and Internet access are censored in Saudi Arabia.In 2014, Reporters Without Borders describes the government as "relentless in its censorship of the Saudi...
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Internet censorship in South Korea
Internet censorship in South Korea has been categorized as "pervasive" in the conflict/security area, and also present in the social area. Categories of censorship include "subversive communication", ...
Internet censorship in South Korea - Wikipedia
Internet censorship in Syria
Internet censorship in Syria is extensive. Syria bans websites for political reasons and arrests people accessing them. Filtering and blocking was found to be pervasive in the political and Internet t...
Internet censorship in Tunisia
Internet censorship in Tunisia significantly decreased in January 2011, following the ouster of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, as the new acting government removed filters on social networking sit...
Internet censorship in Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan's human rights record has been heavily criticized by various countries and scholars worldwide. Standards in education and health declined markedly during the rule of President Saparmurat ...
Internet censorship in Uzbekistan
The state of human rights in Uzbekistan have been described as "abysmal" and has faced heavy criticism for the arbitrary arrests, religious persecution, and torture employed by the government on a re...
Internet censorship in Vietnam
Internet censorship in Vietnam prevents access to websites critical of the Vietnamese government, expatriate political parties, and international human rights organizations, among others. Online polic...
Internet censorship in Vietnam - Wikipedia
Internet censorship in Pakistan
Internet censorship in Pakistan is government control of information sent and received using the Internet in Pakistan.Pakistan made global headlines in 2010 for blocking Facebook and other Web sites ...
Internet censorship in Pakistan - Wikipedia
Internet censorship in Thailand
Most Internet censorship in Thailand prior to the September 2006 military coup d'état was focused on blocking pornographic websites. The following years have seen a constant stream of sometimes violen...
Internet censorship in Azerbaijan
Access to the Internet in Azerbaijan is growing, supported by a national strategy to develop the country into an information and communication technology (ICT) hub for the Caucasus region. The Azerbai...
Internet censorship in Belarus
Censorship in Belarus, although prohibited by the country's constitution, is enforced by a number of laws. These include a law that makes insulting the president punishable by up to five years in pris...
Internet censorship in India
Internet censorship in India is selectively practiced by both federal and state governments. While there is no sustained government policy or strategy to block access to Internet content on a large sc...
Internet censorship in India - Wikipedia
Internet censorship in Italy
Italy has one of the lowest levels of press freedom in Europe. A 2009 report by Freedom House classified Italy as "partly free", ranking it behind most former communist states of eastern Europe.Censo...
Internet censorship in Kazakhstan
The Internet in Kazakhstan (ccTLD: .kz) is growing rapidly. Between 2001 and 2005, the number of Internet users increased from 200,000 to 1 million. By 2007, Kazakhstan reported Internet penetration l...
Internet censorship in Kazakhstan - Wikipedia
Internet censorship in Morocco
Internet censorship in Morocco was listed as selective in the social, conflict/security, and Internet tools areas and as no evidence in the political area by the OpenNet Initiative (ONI) in August 200...
Internet censorship in Singapore
In Singapore, Internet services provided by the three major Internet service providers (ISPs) are subject to regulation by the Media Development Authority (MDA) to block a "symbolic" number of website...
Internet censorship in Turkey
Censorship in Turkey is regulated by domestic and international legislation, the latter taking precedence over domestic law, according to Article 90 ("Ratification of International Treaties") of the C...
Internet censorship in Turkey - Wikipedia
Internet censorship in Australia
Internet censorship in Australia currently consists of a regulatory regime under which the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has the power to enforce content restrictions on Interne...
Internet censorship in Australia - Wikipedia
Internet censorship in Egypt
The Internet in Egypt is built upon a various infrastructure, including widespread broadband Internet access via ADSL. Internet freedom in Egypt under the rule of Hosni Mubarak was rated as only "part...
Internet censorship in Egypt - Wikipedia
Internet censorship in France
There is very little Internet censorship in France, apart from limited filtering of child pornography and Web sites that promote terrorism or racial hatred, and attempts to protect copyright.
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Internet censorship in Malaysia
Censorship is a growing issue in Malaysia as it attempts to adapt to a modern knowledge-based economy. Malaysia has one of the world's strictest forms of media censorship, with nearly a hundred movies...