U.S. Loses a Point in Annual Report on 'Internet Freedoms'

The latest “Internet freedoms” rankings are out, courtesy of Freedom House’s annual report into the state of Internet freedoms and personal liberties, based on rankings of 65 countries that represent the vast majority of the world’s internet users. Although the U.S. remains firmly in the top 10, it dropped a point on the year earlier after a recent rash of changes to Internet regulation and a lack of in the realm of surveillance.