Reporters Without Borders Internet Annual Report

The Reporters Without Borders internet annual report 2006 details and decries the rising tide of net censorship and lays the blame squarely on the west as the source for the technology that allows repressive regimes to stifle freedom on the web. China’s success at censorship means it has effectively produced a sanitised version of the internet for its 130 million citizens that regularly go online. The wide-ranging scrutiny also means that it is the biggest jailer of so-called cyber dissidents. RSF estimates that 62 people in China have been jailed for what they said online — via Slashdot

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