The internet is getting less free year by year with governments passing more laws to restrict online speech and increase monitoring of users.
That’s according to New York-based Freedom House which on Friday published its fifth annual study of internet freedom around the globe.
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Which is the most free country? Iceland, apparently, with a satisfying 6 points, followed by Estonia (which this week announced it would offer e-citizenship) with 8 points. Canada comes next with 15, then Australia and Germany are tied with 17 points a piece. And as for the Home of Freedom™? The United States comes sixth with 19 points.