China Seeks to Export Internet Controls, Expands Surveillance At Home: Report

China was the worst abuser of internet freedom in 2018, according to a report from the U.S. nongovernment organization Freedom House.

As internet freedoms were rolled back around the world this year, online censorship and a lack of digital privacy meant that China once more ranked lowest in the world in the group’s “Freedom on the Net” report.

“Leaders in Beijing have stepped up efforts to use digital media to increase their own power, both at home and abroad,” the report said.

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