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Sudan internet shutdown has a projected cost of more than $1 billion, and will continue for three months

Article from The Washington Post.com
By CLAIRE PARKER Friday 21 June 2019 at 4:32 PM

Sudan’s military has shut down the Internet to crush a popular revolt. Here’s how it could backfire.
Some extracts from the article:
NetBlocks, an organization that tracks Internet freedom around the world, described the blackout as a “near-total restriction on the flow of information in and out of Sudan for a significant portion of the population.”
[Copy of a tweet by NetBlocks.org date stamped 6 June 2019]

Intibaha newspaper says Sudan internet blackout has a projected cost of more than $1 billion, and will continue for three months
[Copy of a tweet by Yousra Elbagir date stamped 20 June 2019]

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