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Online freedom falls in 36 of 65 countries polled

More governments boost monitoring of Internet users and crack down on dissent
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 05:50
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Washington

INTERNET freedom suffered this year as a growing number of countries stepped up efforts to spy on users and censor online postings, a global survey showed on Thursday. The report by the watchdog group Freedom House said online freedom declined in 36 of 65 countries surveyed.