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How Universal Is Internet Censorship In Southeast Asia?

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Monday, February 19, 2018 - 4:02pm
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Almost every Southeast Asian nation is seeing an increase in censorship. Access to a number of websites has been blocked, signaling an overall shift away from internet freedom.

A Freedom on the Net report only lists the Philippines — of the eight Southeast Asian nations in the survey — in the “mostly free” column.

Nithin Coca is a freelance journalist who recently wrote about censorship in Southeast Asia for

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