These days, if the Internet is restricted, then discussion is restricted.
If discussion is restricted, then debate is restricted. So is the flow of information, arguing, dreaming, problem-solving, innovation and imagination—all by-products of a society with healthy, free social discourse.
This made me think about how many potential storytellers are not able to get their words out because their thoughts are restricted. I think there are stories in these countries that the rest of the world needs to hear, yet we are not able to because the storytellers can't even dream them yet.