Online censorship, cyber surveillance, and internet shutdowns are the key ingredients in a rising wave of digital authoritarianism/dictatorship.
SAFEnet monitor in some countries in Southeast Asia, the governments obviously use “fake news” as an excuse to silence criticism. While in some other, the government use “fake news” to justify their action against humanity.
On August 21, 2019, Indonesia ordered internet services to be temporarily blocked in Papua before partially lifting it on September 5, 2019. This incident followed similar internet shutdowns in Rakhine… Continue reading "What is the (Real) Point of an Internet Shutdown?"