The worse 12 Enemies of the Internet 2010: Cuba is among them.
Cuban Freedom Bloggers Yoani Sanchez and Reinaldo Escobar
Interesting Initiative of Reporters Without Borders
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The Enemies of the Internet 2010
The “Enemies of the Internet” list drawn up again this year by Reporters Without Borders presents the worst violators of freedom of expression on the Net: Saudi Arabia, Burma, China, North Korea, Cuba, Egypt, Iran, Uzbekistan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, and Vietnam.
Some of these countries are determined to use any means necessary to prevent their citizens from having access to the Internet: Burma, North Korea, Cuba, and Turkmenistan – countries in which technical and financial obstacles are coupled with harsh crackdowns and the existence of a very limited Intranet.
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Journalist group names Cuba an ‘Internet enemy’
Reporters Without Borders just released its list of 12 nations it considers “Internet worse enemies”
Not surprisingly, Cuba again made the grade.
Among its transgressions, the Castro dictatorship has upped the pressure on dissident bloggers. In the last few months, the authorities have begun to unfavorably view this dissemination of news that has been outside of their control and to be offended by the increasing popularity of some of these bloggers, such as Yoani Sanchez and her blog, Generacion Y.
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