Unplugged: When Governments Cut Internet Access
They say knowledge is power, and there’s no better place to acquire knowledge than the World Wide Web.
That makes the internet a target for those trying to limit the flow of information.
Authoritarian governments across the world have embraced the idea of “digital sovereignty,” or the state control of the internet as a right of its governance.
But how does controlling the internet intersect with controlling people? And how do we work towards a more open internet for the future?
This is the second in a series of shows pitched and selected by our listeners. Hear our first segment, which was about homeschooling regulations, here
Produced by Haili Blassingame.
Justin Sherman, Cyber security policy fellow, New America; fellow, the Duke Center on Law and Technology, Duke University’s School of Law;
Nima Fatemi, Founding director, Kandoo, a non-profit focused on cybersecurity for marginalized groups; independent security researcher;
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