Emerging and Developing Nations Want Freedom on the Internet: Young Especially Opposed to Censorship

Emerging and Developing Nations Want Freedom on the Internet: Young Especially Opposed to Censorship. Pew Research Global Attitudes Project. March 19, 2014.

There is widespread opposition to internet censorship in emerging and developing nations. Majorities in 22 of 24 countries surveyed say it is important that people have access to the internet without government censorship. In 12 nations, at least seven-in-ten hold this view. Support for internet freedom is especially strong in countries where a large percentage of the population is online. And, in most of the countries polled, young people are particularly likely to consider internet freedom a priority. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

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