Internet Shutdowns in Africa Workshop

When:
June 7, 2018 – June 8, 2018 all-day
2018-06-07T00:00:00+03:00
2018-06-09T00:00:00+03:00
Where:
University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Bunting Rd
Cottesloe, Johannesburg, 2092
South Africa

There is a pressing need for more in-depth research into the whys and hows governments are choosing to curtail internet access. In particular more research is urgently needed to answer questions around motivations, the legal and political processes that enable internet shutdowns to take place, the technological developments enhancing the ability and willingness for actors to resort to such measures, and the role that international and non-state actors like technology companies, ISPs, and governments are playing in this process.

Read more about the event here.

 

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