[Infographic] Countries That Hate The Internet
Some countries hate the Internet. Actually, it may be more accurate to say that some countries are fearful of the power of the Internet to harness people power that may lead to the overthrow in the “natural” order of things.
Not only do some of these these governments monitor their citizens’ web activity, but they also make it nearly impossible for them to safely share and gather information through anonymous microblogs, Facebook pages or Twitter accounts.
It won’t be surprise anyone then, we can all agree, of the three countries to top the list – China, Iran and Syria.
Here’s an infographic from Open Site that shows how much these nations hate the power of the Internet and how they control their online populace:
Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.