Censorship and surveillance of journalists: an unscrupulous business

On World Day Against Cyber-Censorship, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the readiness with which leading Internet companies submit to the censorship demands of authoritarian regimes.

It also deplores the lack of international mechanisms regulating surveillance technology, which allows technology companies to sell online surveillance tools to these regimes even if it means trampling on human rights to increase their market share.

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Updated on 10.03.2017