Brazil

194 million people
10,720 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Partly Free
Free

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written by
Cyrus Rassool
Senior Program Associate, Internet Freedom

The United States has been a champion of internet freedom around the world, but current FCC plans could undermine that position by abandoning net neutrality.

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Germany vs. Algeria
As World Cup soccer kicks off the first knockout stage on June 28, Freedom House takes a look at how teams stack up based on their countries’ freedom scores, as measured in Freedom House’s Freedom in the World index.
written by
Jennifer Dunham
Project Manager, Freedom in the World and Freedom of the Press



It is telling that of the 23 indicators assessed in Freedom House’s just-released report Freedom of the Press 2014, the category concerning the physical ability of journalists to cover the news suffered one of the largest score declines of the year.

Marco Civil's provisions, including the right to privacy, free expression online, and net neutrality, set an example for other governments of positive measures that enshrine human rights online into law.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Freedom of Expression, Internet Freedom, Rule of Law
Regions: 
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