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Internet Shutdown

The Many Types of Online Censorship

Freedom House | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Freedom House

by Daniel Calingaert, Executive Vice President and Danilo Bakovic, Director, Internet Freedom Program Internet censorship comes in a wide variet...

Betsy Isaacson

Could The U.S. Government Pull The Plug On The Internet? | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 12.01.2012 | Technology

Could an Internet blackout -- like the one that began Thursday in Syria -- happen in the United States? Not likely, says Renesys, which on Friday p...

Anonymous, GoDaddy and SOPA: A Warning of What's to Come

Dan Johnson | Posted 11.11.2012 | Technology
Dan Johnson

If a disruption of service for less than eight hours will make this big of a splash on the internet, as is the intent of recent cybersecurity legislation, imagine what a complete shutdown of the internet will do.

Google Helps Egyptians Tweet Via Landline

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

Internet service in Egypt is now totally shut down and there are reports that cell phone service has again been cut, but that won't stop people from finding ways to reach out and express themselves.