The up-gradation of technology is hiking with each passing day and yes this is making the authorities of many countries are getting tensed over the usage of internet. Recent reports have claimed that nearly 24 countries have taken severe steps by implementing a few of the rules to keep track of the quality content shared by the citizens.
The study done by the Freedom House has revealed that these laws would help the law and order to determine that how the social platforms are handling their content. Looking back to the last past 11 years, freedom over the internet has been curbed due to this trendy way of fraud, extremism, and other criminal-based activities occurring over the internet.
The officials of the 24 countries, inclusive of the United States have also set their laws and other regulations to keep a check on this, research suggests. The experts of the Freedom House, which is a Washington DC-based democracy advocacy team, have reported that internet freedom worldwide is declining at a faster pace from the succeeding years.
An annual-based Net report is published by the group, which disclosed that at least about 48 countries are stalking their latest rules for the technology-based firms on the content data and other competition-based references, in 2020. Thus, about 24 have designed their new laws characteristically on how the matter is being served over the web.
These rules mainly involve the need of taking down illegal matters, sound transparency, and also politics-related content inclusive of journalistic censorship. The Freedom House team has said that this step would definitely lead the country to a better era with safety and security.
Additionally, their study has also claimed that these measures are shifting to the ‘some positive expectations’ at the global thrust to adjust a few of the major tech firms. This would be mainly as disassembling the unfavorable online exploitation and unscrupulous business practices.
The experts have claimed that while these measures have been set up this year with the possibility to grip up the tech beasts to a better extent for their great performance. The most basic inflict state and even political duties over the private organizations excluding the security rights of the users.
Looking back, then in the past years, the Indian officials forced Twitter’s authorities to detach the negativity and hatred and also to diminish the labels of the operated content by the ruling authorities. Further, in Nigeria, the administrations also restricted the access of the masses to Twitter country-wide after the social platforms take off the arousing posts by the country’s head.
Further, n insider noted the Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott approved a bill to ban social media firms like Facebook and Twitter from being deleting the users who have political-based careers. However, the citizens are allowed along with the Texas attorney general to supplicate the tech firms, who feel that they had been kicked off.
The most main trading have prosecuted Abbott and Texas over this bill, which claimed in the lawsuit it will ‘lawless needs the bases like Facebook and YouTube to disperse, for instance, the foreign government disinformation, pro-Nazi speech, medical misinformation, and terrorist propaganda.’