Where Social Media Dare not Tread

Censorship still affects many countries around the world. Insecure governments shut down social media sites to prevent grassroots uprisings, and oppressive leadership often keeps citizens’ online activity under surveillance to control public opinion. Restricting Internet access is driven by various political, social, and national security issues — and, as cybercitizens, it’s important to be aware of censorship policies around the world and how that may affect media coverage and international travel.

OpenNet Initiative is an organization whose mission is to investigate and expose Internet filtering around the world, and we’ve broken down areas with the highest levels of denied access, according to the site. If globetrotting is in your future, be mindful of censorship policies in these countries…

Via Twitter and Facebook Censorship Around the World.

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