Governments Use Pandemic To Crack Down On Online Dissent, Says Watchdog


Governments use pandemic to crack down on online dissent, says watchdog

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 | By malaymail | 7 Hits

Freedom Houses index of internet based on a score assigned on a 100point scale to 65 countries shows a drop in internet freedom for a 10th straight year Reuters picWASHINGTON Oct 14 Governments around the world are using the pandemic as a justification to expand surveillance and crack down on dissent online resulting in a 10th consecutive annual decline in internet freedom a human rights watchdog report said todayThe report by Washingtonbased Freedom House said authorities in dozens of countries have cited the Covid19 outbreak to justif >>READ MORE



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