What are the ranking factors based on?

At this stage, the ranking factors are based on a combination of fact, user feedback and evaluation by the creator. Our ultimate goal is for the ranking data to only be based on fact and user input, whenever that's possible.

The 'Jurisdiction' score is currently based on an index made by Freedom House, according to the location of #1 Core team #2 Significant majority of core team. At some point, we'll combine this primarily free-speech index with a surveillance index.


Why am I having trouble viewing the rankings?

Our Chinese users have reported problems with viewing data on our website, because the ranking table pulls data from a Google Sheet. If you are based in China, or a country with heavy censorship, we suggest you use a VPN before accessing the site.

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