BBC Mundo (BBC world): No Internet Censorship in Venezuela

Published on, by Correo del Orinoco International, Feb 25, 2011.

According to BBC Mundo, there is no evidence of Internet censorship in Venezuela.

The article, titled Internet Censorship Map and The War Over Payments (22 February 2011), reports on an investigation by OpenNet, a joint initiative between Harvard Law School and Citizen Lab of the University of Toronto, regarding countries that censor Internet, the type of content that is censored and how it is done. 

A new online tool, the Global Internet Filtering Map, evaluates the type content that countries censor, such as political content that expresses views in opposition to those of the current government, or that related to human rights, freedom of expression, minority rights, and religious movements; social content related to sexuality, gambling, and illegal drugs and alcohol, as well as other topics that may be socially sensitive or perceived as offensive; conflict and security content related to armed conflicts, border disputes, separatist movements, and militant groups; and internet tools such as web sites that provide e-mail, internet hosting, search, translation, telephone and services …  //

… The Global Internet Filtering Map can be found at the following link(s):

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