Android app Nahoft – Farsi for “hidden” – aims to help Iranians communicate securely without any fear of being watched by the authorities.
A recent study that looked at the effects of internet shutdowns amid civil unrest found that they aren't effective at suppressing protest.
The government of Aung San Suu Kyi ordered telecoms companies to shut down mobile internet coverage in two states. That was a year ago.
40% more countries cut communications in 2019 over 2018 — and many of the shutdowns lasted longer.
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“What governments aim by enforcing internet shutdowns is often to prevent people from coming together and protesting, which is totally unconstitutional.”
Kashmir has been cut off from the world for four months. Now, the internet shutdown could wipe out people's photos, videos, and cherished memories.
When fuel prices rose and Iranians protested, the government shutdown the internet for all but a select few. Iran just came back online.
“Terror is in charge. Violence is in charge. Tyranny is in charge. Dictatorship is in charge.”