Underground cables which feed major cities are believed to have been cut overnight, according to French authorities.
Western tech isolation of Russia coupled with Moscow’s pursuit of total information monopoly risks creating a ‘splinternet’.
Amid the Ukraine conflict, Moscow hints that it's ready to isolate itself from the global internet. But experts say that isn’t easy.
The attacks on major cities in the Gulf mark a dangerous escalation that could see the spillover beyond Yemen and parts of Saudi Arabia.
The airstrike was reportedly on TeleYemen site Hudaida, which has a monopoly on the country's internet, and caused several injuries and deaths.
Tonga’s only undersea cable was damaged after Saturday’s volcano-tsunami disaster, plunging the Pacific island into a communications blackout that could last for weeks.
An hour-long blackout struck several US airlines, Australian financial firms and other global companies, with the problem traced to US-based tech provider Akamai.
Multiple outages cripple social media, government and websites, including Guardian, FT.com, Reddit and Amazon, across the world caused by a failure at Fastly, a US-based cloud computing services provider.
Around the world, regional or complete internet blackouts are becoming an increasingly common tool to suppress protests and dissent. Here’s how they work and why you should care.
Wikipedia has become a source of reliable information for millions and in an Internet awash with unreliable sourcing, it has become a public good.
A Kashmir rights group described the communications blackout imposed by India following last year’s scrapping of the disputed region’s semi-autonomy as “collective punishment” and urged the international community to take action.
Twitter said it had taken the action "in the interest of preventing others from being inspired to commit violent acts".
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