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Open Internet threats loom

04
Jul
2014

The future of an open Internet faces threats from government crackdowns, and balkanization resulting from growing concerns over broad electronic surveillance, a survey of experts showed Thursday. The Pew Research Center said a majority of experts and others in the opt-in survey were generally optimistic about Internet freedom but that a significant number expressed concerns. The experts in this survey noted a broad global trend toward regulation of the Internet by regimes that have faced protests and stepped up surveillance of Internet users, Pew said in its report. They pointed out that nations such as Egypt, Pakistan, and Turkey have blocked Internet access to control information flows when they perceived content as a threat to the current regime.

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