With internet shutdown, Iran seeks to limit protest outcry
After Iran last month imposed an internet shutdown lasting several days in a southeastern region during a rare upsurge of unrest, activists say the government is now using the tactic repeatedly when protests erupt.
Myanmar's internet goes down for third night running
Myanmar experienced a "near-total internet shutdown" for the third night in a row, a monitoring group said early Wednesday, plunging the country into an information blackout amid protests
Sub-Saharan Africa lost $2.16b to Internet shutdown in 2019
Countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) lost about $2.16 billion in 2019 to the shutting down of the Internet and social media for 7,800 hours, mostly by government authorities