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OpenNet Initiative: "Freedom House Releases Key Findings on Internet Freedom"

Today on the OpenNet Initiative blog, ONI discusses the release of Freedom House's report on Internet freedom:

Freedom House has released a reportof its key findings on Internet freedom. The report, which focuses primarily on filtering and surveillance, ranked a number of countries from "free" to "not free" based on accessibility, filtering, and surveillance practices.

Estonia ranked as the country with the most Internet freedom, while Cuba received the lowest score. Fifteen countries were studied. CONTINUED...

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