According to the Human Rights Watch, India has shut down the internet various regions about 20 times in the first five months of 2017. The Indian government did not comment on the report. In other words, the government never explained these shutdowns. But the government argued in the past that restricting access is sometimes necessary to prevent social media rumors from fueling violence. Check out Clickorlando.com for more information.
The Prime Minster of the U.K, Theresa May is planning to introduce huge regulations on the way the internet works, allowing the government to decide what you’re allowed to say online. The purpose of these regulations is to fight terrorism. The new rules would include laws that make it harder than ever to access pornographic and other websites. Even those this article was posted a month ago, it’s still relevant. Source: The Independent
Russian internet users have found a way to turn the countries website blocking software against itself. . Read the article on Bloomberg to find out how.
These are just some of the stories of internet censorship around the world.