Blackouts, Social Media Bans, Digital Surveillance Continue to Rise Across Africa
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Governments are getting increasingly sophisticated in squashing internet rights. But Gambia’s progress gives some hope.
Late in the night of November 30, 2016, citizens of the small West African nation, The Gambia, noticed their internet had gone down. Ordinarily, it might have been considered a technical fault somewhere in the system, but on the eve of a general election under…