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The Fight to Overcome Censorship: Blackout (Full Length)

VICE News explores the role of technology in the global fight for freedom of expression.

Free expression is under threat around the world. While advances in technology increase access to information, open lines of communication, and unite like-minded citizens with unprecedented speed, governments wanting to suppress dissent respond by employing violence, surveillance, and intimidation.

In BLACKOUT, a series made possible by Jigsaw, VICE News takes viewers across the globe, from Pakistan to Belarus, to examine technology's role in the ongoing fight for free expression.