viernes, 12 de marzo de 2010

Cuban regime controls the Internet increasingly

The Cuban regime tightened the control over the Internet in Cuba in 2009, further restricting access to the network and suppressing the independent bloggers, according to a report released by Reporters Without Borders.

Along with North Korea and Turkmenistan, Cuba is one of the countries practicing Internet censorship through an almost total ban on its citizens access to the network, says the report.

According to the report, the vast majority of Cubans have to settle for a slow connection and limited only allowed to send email.

The diet of a legal arsenal that provides penalties of up to 20 years in prison for Internet users who publish articles deemed "counterrevolutionary".

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