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Internet in Armenia: Partly Free

Armenia’s internet freedom score dropped by two points. This shift was enough for Armenia, according to Freedom House’s Freedom on the Net 2017 report, to move from the list of countries with free internet to the list of countries with partly free internet.

6.5 Out of 10 Are Internet Users in Armenia

As of December 2016, 64.2% of the population in Armenia uses the internet. According to the Ministry of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies, in 2016, as compared to 2015, the number of internet users grew almost by 10%. In 2015, 55.29% of the population was using the internet. The most recent data on communications and …

Draft laws on Internet Regulation in Moldova: Opinions of the Experts and Specialists

Recently in Moldova have been drafted several legislative initiatives for regulating the information space. According to the experts and specialists, they contain a number of serious flaws and need to be improved taking into account the best international practices and standards. In July, Information Policy Institute in cooperation with international partners has organised a platform …

On the Verge of ‘Not Free’: Internet in Armenia

The index of internet freedom is on the decline in Armenia. According to Freedom House organization’s Freedom on the Net annual report, internet freedom has been reduced by 2 points in Armenia . Armenia occupies the 30th place in a 100-point scale, instead of last year’s 28 (with 0 being the best score, and 100, …

Declaration on Development and Enhancement of Legal Frameworks in Eastern and Central Europe and Eurasia to Protect Internet Freedom

WHEREAS, we are civil society organizations in Eastern and Central Europe and Eurasia working for fostering of the freedom of expression, association and flow of information on the Internet WHEREAS, the signatories met in Ohrid (October 2016) and Brussels (March 2017) and discussed common issues on Internet Freedom WHEREAS, we share a common objective for …