Are there any countries with high internet diffusion rates, where the regime got more authoritarian?  The countries that would satisfy this condition should appear in the top left of the graph.  Alas, the only candidates that might satisfy these two conditions are Iran, Fiji, and Venezuela.  Over the last decade, the regimes governing these countries have become dramatically more authoritarian.  Unfortunately for this claim, their technology diffusion rates are not particularly high.

(via Are There Countries Whose Situations Worsened with the Arrival of the Internet?)


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