Freedom House has produced five editions of its report Freedom on the Net.
Some critics blame him for rebuking capitalism with an unduly broad brush.
Detailed country by country information on Internet censorship and surveillance is provided in the Freedom on the Net reports from Freedom House, by the Open Net Initiative, by Reporters Without Borders, and in the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices from the U. State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.
The ratings produced by several of these organizations are summarized below as well as in the Censorship by country article.
And yet the pope, an Argentine, also showed little interest in involving himself too deeply in the political squabbles of his home continent.
He preached unity and refrained from directly scolding political leaders, or wading into sensitive issues, such as freedom of expression in Ecuador, even when activists in some countries were eager for him to do so.