The pandemic effect on Freedom whilst 46% of the World is still offline

Back in November 2019, the release on the same day of two flagship reports on the Internet had prompted me to write an article under the title ‘Connecting the next 46%: Time to pick the Good from the Bad and the Ugly”. I was then prudently asking whether ‘the more we connect the world, the less free it becomes?‘.

Who would have known that a pandemic would erupt few months later unveiling different perspectives in assessing that very same question?