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GEHFileBot
06-08-2006, 07:10 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile18521/Freedom-in-the-World.htm>Freedom in the World</a></b><br><br>This map reflects the findings of Freedom House's 2006 survey Freedom in the World, concerning the state of world freedom in 2005.<br />
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green - Free. Freedom House considers these states to be liberal democracies.<br />
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orange - Partly Free<br />
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red - Not Free<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/701316Clipboard04.jpg>

phil2000
06-08-2006, 07:37 PM
Does this organization have a web site. I would like to see their defenitions or criteria for their judgements. Also the map doesn't quite stretch around the globe correctly could this have been corrected or maybe some image altering software used?

stefankarakashev
06-08-2006, 07:42 PM
My source is the wikipedia article on democracy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy. I aligned it as best as one can, it's impossible to align a 2d map like this on a 3d surface. I don't have any program that can help me align it better.

stefankarakashev
06-08-2006, 07:50 PM
here is their site

http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=15&year=2005

methodology

http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=35&year=2005