In recent years, we have seen how the Internet and social media has impacted our daily lives and sometimes to our detriment. Imagine getting thrown in jail over a blog post or getting charged over a tweet! That reality is here for many in certain parts of the world.
Check out this infographic from Open-Site.org, a US-based trade group that is working to fight censorship on the Internet and policies it considers harmful to net freedom, that details some of the most egregious laws, policies and sanctions in various parts of the world, and in regimes that consider the Internet their enemy.
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