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The US is an ‘enemy of the internet’

15
Mar
2014

Every year, Reporters Without Borders publishes a list of Enemies of the Internet, designed to draw attention to countries that disrupt the freedom of information with propaganda, surveillance, and censorship. Still, it sends a powerful message to see the country on the same list as Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and the Great Firewall of China. The UK and India are also being accused of mass surveillance, and Russia of both surveillance and censorship. Reporters without Borders notes that government agencies like the NSA, rather than entire governments, may be the enemies in question, but the organization seems to worry that those governments are setting a bad example by tolerating such behavior:

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