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10 Worst Internet Laws In the World

•, Michael Gowan
 Information wants to be free, as the saying goes. But governments don't always see it that way. Around the world, governments are using laws to block sites or even arrest people for comments they post, views they express or files they download. In Syria, it appears that the government even shut off access to the entire Internet for some time.

"More and more governments are trying to use legislation to control their citizens by controlling the Internet," said Eva Galperin, coordinator of international freedom of expression with the advocacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Dozens of laws have been enacted over the past few years, with more set in stone recently. The EFF helped TechNewsDaily assemble this list of some of the most egregious.

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