Freedom House has produced five editions of its report Freedom on the Net.The first in 2009 surveyed 15 countries, The reports are based on surveys that ask a set of questions designed to measure each country’s level of Internet and digital media freedom, as well as the access and openness of other digital means of transmitting information, particularly mobile phones and text messaging services.
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.
To see if your account is sanctioned, you can navigate manually to - instead of displaying the form to create a new chat room, a sanctioned account will return the response: Diamond moderators can ban users from creating chat rooms, the ban can be permanent, and the moderator might not give any warning, any notice, nor an explanation for their action. If you're kicked from rooms three times within 24 hrs the system imposes a restriction preventing you from creating rooms until a moderator manually removes it.
There is no indication in the UI that you have a ban, and you might not receive any notification or communication about that.
The ONI website, including all reports and data, will be maintained indefinitely to allow continued public access to their entire archive of published work and data.
ONI's summarized global Internet filtering data was last updated on 20 September 2013.
The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The first report was issued in 1977 covering the year 1976.
Among other topics the reports include information on freedom of speech and the press including Internet freedom; freedom of assembly and association; and arbitrary interference with privacy, family, home, or correspondence.
The reports are prepared by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor within the United States Department of State.
You can speak to a moderator to have the ban lifted.