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MIRA Launch Webinar
On 21 July, 2021, we held a webinar to launch the Measuring Internet Resilience in Africa (MIRA) project. The joint Internet Society – AFRINIC initiative seeks to determine levels of Internet resilience in African countries. The initiative has already began conducting various measurements as outlined in the MIRA project overview and MIRA measurement infrastructure has been deployed […]
Data, Collaboration and Internet Society Pulse
This article was first published in dot.magazine as part of a series on collaboration. The Internet’s distributed and synergistic nature makes measuring individual aspects of the Internet on a global scale difficult, explains Susannah Gray from the Internet Society. For most people, the Internet is something that is accessed on their device – a ubiquitous […]
Understanding India’s Internet Shutdowns
India is widely considered to be the world’s largest democracy, yet it also holds the dubious distinction of having the highest number of Internet shutdowns worldwide. In 2020 alone, 109 shutdowns occurred in the country. By contrast, the nation with the second highest number of shutdowns (Yemen), had only six. The Indian government typically justifies these […]