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Summary[edit]

Description
English: A map showing the level of Internet censorship and surveillance by country throughout the world. Based on Wikipedia:Internet censorship and surveillance by country.
Français : Une carte illustrant le niveau de censure d'internet par pays à travers le monde. Basé sur Wikipedia:Internet censorship and surveillance by country.
中文: 地图显示着世界各国的因特网审查和监视的等级。基于Wikipedia:Internet censorship and surveillance by country
Date 26 September 2011 (updated 28 March 2018)
Source Own work based on the article Internet censorship and surveillance by country as well as the classifications from Reporters Without Borders, the OpenNet Initiative, the Freedom on the Net reports from Freedom House, and the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices of the U.S. Department of State
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Author Jeffrey Ogden (W163)
Other versions

This map is an update of the older somewhat out-of-date map: File:Internet blackholes.svg
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Legends[edit]

New longer legend[edit]

   Pervasive censorship and/or surveillance
   Substantial censorship and/or surveillance
   Selective censorship and/or surveillance
   Little or no censorship and/or surveillance
   Not classified / No data

New short legend[edit]

   Pervasive
   Substantial
   Selective
   Little or no
   Not classified / No data

Original legend, now somewhat out-of-date[edit]

   Pervasive censorship
   Substantial censorship
   Selective censorship
   Changing situation
   Little or no censorship
   Not classified / No data

References[edit]

  1. a b Freedom on the Net 2017. Freedom House (October 2017). Retrieved on 25 March 2018.
  2. a b c OpenNet Initiative "Summarized global Internet filtering data spreadsheet", 29 October 2012 and "Country Profiles", the OpenNet Initiative is a collaborative partnership of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto; the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University; and the SecDev Group, Ottawa.
  3. a b c "Internet Enemies", Enemies of the Internet 2014: Entities at the heart of censorship and surveillance, Reporters Without Borders (Paris), 11 March 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  4. a b c Internet Enemies, Reporters Without Borders (Paris), 12 March 2012
  5. a b c Due to legal concerns the OpenNet Initiative does not check for filtering of child pornography and because their classifications focus on technical filtering, they do not include other types of censorship.

Licensing[edit]

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Help needed[edit]

Notice This map summarizes the classifications given in the Internet censorship and surveillance article. Some of the main sources summarized in that article are no longer being updated. A discussion on the article's talk page has been started to develop a plan for how to deal with this on into the future. Please join the discussion to help maintain the quality of the article.

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current19:15, 28 March 2018Thumbnail for version as of 19:15, 28 March 2018863 × 443 (1.55 MB)W163Update to match recent changes to the en:Internet censorship by country article, in particular changes due to updates that include Freedom on the Net ratings from 2016 and 2017.
07:05, 27 January 2018Thumbnail for version as of 07:05, 27 January 2018863 × 443 (1.54 MB)SycedChanged situation of Cameroon per http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/01/cameroon-internet-shutdowns-cost-anglophones-millions-180123202824701.html
21:57, 25 June 2014Thumbnail for version as of 21:57, 25 June 2014863 × 443 (1.54 MB)W163Update to match recent changes to the en:Internet censorship by country article, changes in response to the 12 March 2014 update to the "Internet Enemies" list from en:Reporters Without Borders.
16:00, 13 February 2014Thumbnail for version as of 16:00, 13 February 2014863 × 443 (1.54 MB)W163Update to match recent changes to the en:Internet censorship by country article. 1 country switched to "selective", 3 countries newly classified as "selective", 14 newly classified as "little or no evidence".
01:53, 2 February 2014Thumbnail for version as of 01:53, 2 February 2014863 × 443 (1.54 MB)W163Update to match recent changes to the en:Internet censorship by country article. 7 countries classified as "little or no evidence": .al, Albania; .ba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, .bg, Bulgaria, .mk, Macedonia, .me, Montenegro, .rs, Serbia, and .tt, Trinida...
17:03, 27 January 2014Thumbnail for version as of 17:03, 27 January 2014863 × 443 (1.54 MB)W163Update to match recent changes to the en:Internet censorship by country article. 13 countries classified as "little or no evidence": .bw, Botswana; .bi, Burundi; .cf, Central African Republic; .cd, Congo, Democratic of the; .cg, Congo, Republic of...
03:12, 15 January 2014Thumbnail for version as of 03:12, 15 January 2014863 × 443 (1.54 MB)W163Update to match recent changes to the "Internet censorship by country". As suggested by Joeytje50, thicken borders of countries with no data, as well as islands without direct borders and change border stroke color to black for clearer appearance.
14:30, 6 January 2014Thumbnail for version as of 14:30, 6 January 2014863 × 443 (1.54 MB)W163Update to match en:Internet censorship by country article. Add Bolivia (.bo), Guyana (.gy), Suriname (.sr), Taiwan (.tw), and Uruguay (.uy) as "little or no evidence", add Falkland Islands as "little or no evidence" to match the UK.
14:53, 27 December 2013Thumbnail for version as of 14:53, 27 December 2013863 × 443 (1.54 MB)W163Update to match en:Internet censorship by country: Add Bhutan (.bt) as selective; Add Papua New Guinea (.pg), Lithuania (.lt), ans Timor-Leste (.tl or East Timor) as little or no evidence.
03:14, 25 December 2013Thumbnail for version as of 03:14, 25 December 2013863 × 443 (1.54 MB)W163Update to match en:Internet censorship by country: Add country names as comments in addition to two letter country codes. Add Bahamas (bs), Guatemala (gt), Paraguay (py), Portugal (pt), and Spain (es) as "Little or no evidence. Move Columbia (co) a...
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