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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 The New Digital Divide JORDAN BAHRAI N KAZAKHSTAN TURKEY EGYPT MEXICO PAKISTAN ETHIOPIA INDIA CHINA AZERBAIJAN SOUTH KOREA VENEZUEL A IRAN SAUDI ARABIA NORTHAMERICA In preparing the Freedom House 'Freedom on the Net 2012' Report, 47 countries were researched. Of those:42 percent had a negative trajectory on their Internet freedom scores since the previous Freedom House report.40 percent have passed new laws or regulations that could negatively affect free speech online.In 55 percent, a blogger or other similar content-producer was arrested for online or mobile content.In 30 percent of the countries, paid pro-government commentators are posting online, only rarely identifying themselves.In 40 percent, a blogger or other similar content-producer was physically attacked or killed. RWANDA AFRICA OCEANIA ASIA EUROPE SOUTH AMERICA Negative trajectory in internet freedom Increase in internet usage SOURCES The old notion of a digital divide, where many had access to digital technology and the internet but many more did not, is diminishing. Rapid expansion of the internet globallyis allowing huge numbers of people to access this technology. Many fantastic innovations in the digital world are, in fact, being generated not in silicon valley but in parts of what was once called the developing world. Yet, while the old digital divide slips away, a new digital divide is increasingly surfacing in its place. Whereas more and more people have access to the internet, more and more are finding their freedom to use it being curtailed. The new digital divide is between those who have internet freedom and those who have not. PROVIDING COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIES AND SOLUTIONS IN CHALLENGING AND TRANSITIONAL
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