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World Press Freedom Day: Repression in the digital era

Headline Title:  World Press Freedom Day: Repression in the digital era 01 May 2012 Blocking search engines, charging the earth for internet, torturing activists to get their Facebook and Twitter passwords, passing laws that control what people can (and can’t) talk about online. These are just some of the ways in which nations from China to Iran, Cuba to Azerbaijan are preventing journalists, bloggers and activists from speaking out about human rights abuses. In some countries, criticizing authorities online is so dangerous that, according to Reporters without Borders, 2011 was the…

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