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How Internet Censorship Works

Even some Free World governments block access to certain Web pages and services like YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

See also: Censorship as Strategy

Information may want to be free, but a lot of governments feel otherwise. Internet censorship is a global issue with huge ramifications for business, political speech, and personal liberty. Authorities use a variety of methods to block, filter and hide data. Here's an overview of how Internet censorship works.

 
 
Samuel Greengard is a freelance writer for Baseline.
 
 
 

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