Google is censored in 25 of the 100 countries it serves

Google condemns countries who threaten free expression on the web. China is the biggest censor of Google, but Google reminds it’s not the only one.

Today, a post on Google’s Official Blog, reminds internet users of Google’s viewpoint on censorship on the web and accuses 25 countries of censoring unjustifiably.

“Many of the new government restrictions we are seeing today not only strike at the heart of an open Internet but also violate Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.” says  Google.

The Open Net Initiative had also recently published a map of 40 countries which filter political content.

By “political content” they mean the following: “Content that expresses views in opposition to those of the current government, or is related to human rights, freedom of expression, minority rights, and religious movements.”

Check the map out:


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