Governments around the world have begun to censor Internet activity. Just how much those governments do it, and their reasons for doing so, varies from country to country. Here is a breakdown of the growing trend of government internet censhorship and what it means for the freedom of information. China is one of the world's most notorious internet sensors. A 2009 study found that China arrested 49 cyber dissidents, has 40,000 officials who monitor web activity, blocked 3,000 websites, and banned the use of 500 keywords.
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