Outline Research Question Research Purpose Literature Review Methodology Findings Conclusion
Research Question Internet Censorship in the UAE… is it acting against freedom or is it serving for the betterment of the local community?
Research Purpose To develop explanations to better understand the situation of the local society’s attitudes To examine the different point of views of anti- censorship and pro-censorship advocates of this controversial phenomenon.
Literature Review Internet versus Censorship Internet Censorship in the UAE Internet Censorship and Freedom Internet Censorship and Society
Methodology Selected Approach: Qualitative Method : Focus Group Data Collection: Two Focus Groups( males & females)Eight locals Seven international students ( currently studying at AUS)
Findings- Local FocusgroupDo you think that internet censorship is acting against freedom of choice or whether it is serving for the betterment of the UAE community? 5 out of 8 participants said “serving for the betterment of the UAE community” 3 out of 8 participant said “acting against freedom of choice”
Findings- International Focusgroup 4 out of 7 participants said “serving for the betterment of the UAE community” 3 out of 7 participants said “acting against freedom of choice”
Conclusion Internet Censorship is a strong body that serves for the betterment of the nation as a whole