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Iceland with Most Internet Freedom

Iceland has the most internet freedom, according to a new global assessment of internet and digital media, conducted by Freedomhouse. Estonia comes in second and Germany is in third place, ruv.is reports.

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With zero points being the perfect score, Iceland scored six out of a hundred. The least amount of internet freedom is considered to be in Iran, scoring 91 points, followed by Cuba, China, Syria and Ethiopia.

Sixty countries were surveyed. The report’s main conclusion is that worldwide internet freedom has diminished.

Whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations regarding the CIA’s espionage resulted in decreased internet freedom in the U.S. Nevertheless, it still received the fourth highest score.

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