Belarus president cuts off internet amid widespread protests | The Guardian

Alexander Lukashenko hopes internet blackout will disrupt protests over electionsAs he fights for his political survival, Alexander Lukashenko has taken a big gamble by cutting off the internet across most of Belarus.Belarusians seeking to protest against his government have been mostly cut off from the outside world: mobile internet has been throttled and popular messaging apps have gone down, leaving demonstrators scrambling to find wifi connections and working VPNs or proxies to get online and then sharing what news they can find by word of mouth. Continue reading…

Alexander Lukashenko hopes internet blackout will disrupt protests over elections

As he fights for his political survival, Alexander Lukashenko has taken a big gamble by cutting off the internet across most of Belarus.

Belarusians seeking to protest against his government have been mostly cut off from the outside world: mobile internet has been throttled and popular messaging apps have gone down, leaving demonstrators scrambling to find wifi connections and working VPNs or proxies to get online and then sharing what news they can find by word of mouth.

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