FREEDOM ON THE NET 2011: A Global Assessment of Internet and Digital Media

Freedom House, 18 April 2011

Freedom House — In order to illuminate the emerging threats to internet freedom and identify areas of opportunity, Freedom House created a unique methodology to assess the full range of elements that comprise digital media freedom.

This report examines internet freedom in 37 countries around the globe. The study’s findings indicate that the threats to internet freedom are growing and have become more diverse. Cyber attacks, politically-motivated censorship, and government control over internet infrastructure have emerged as especially prominent threats.

The chapter on China is available here.

The full report can be downloaded here.