has become steadily more prevalent in recent years.
In 2008 just 3% of all Americans said that they had used an online dating site; by 2009 that figure had risen to 6% of all Americans, and today 9% of the adult population has used an online dating site.
Through 2010 the Open Net Initiative had documented Internet filtering by governments in over forty countries worldwide.
The level of filtering was classified in 26 countries in 2007 and in 25 countries in 2009.
The festival's focus is "Women in Moroccan Cinema." None of the filmmakers were present at the event.
Sarim Fassi-Fihrim: We had two very simple criteria.
Dave Evans may have called it early in his Plentyof post from back in January 2005.
In addition the 2012 report identified seven countries that were at particular risk of suffering setbacks related to Internet freedom in late 2012 and in 2013: Azerbaijan, Libya, Malaysia, Pakistan, Rwanda, Russia, and Sri Lanka.
The director of the Moroccan Cinema Center told DW what he finds most fascinating about the movies in the program.
Just before the opening of the five-day Moroccan Film Festival, held at the Babylon cinema in Berlin from May 2 - 7, DW met with the director of the Moroccan Cinema Center (CCM), Sarim Fassi-Fihrim, who was responsible for the program.
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.