A Sudanese court ordered telecoms operator Zain Sudan on Sunday to restore internet services, a lawyer said, after they were severed nearly three weeks ago when security forces dispersed protesters camping in central Khartoum.
In the early days of Russia’s internet, hippies founded the first telecoms venture with Americans, an astrophysicist ran the country’s most visited website and providers punished hackers by kneecapping them with baseball bats. The heady time, which coincided with the 1991 break up of the Soviet Union, is the subject of a new documentary that […]
SpaceX on Thursday launched a rocket containing the first 60 satellites of its “Starlink” constellation, which is intended to provide internet from space and could one day number 12 000 satellites.
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg recently called for regulators to play a “more active role” in establishing rules that govern the internet.
Key parts of the internet infrastructure face large-scale attacks that threaten the global system of web traffic, the internet’s address keeper warned Friday.
Zimbabwe’s government exceeded its mandate in ordering an internet blackout during civilian protests last week, a court ruled on Monday.
Zimbabwe imposed a “total shutdown” of the internet on Friday, a major provider told customers, and after protests early this week triggered a ruthless security crackdown.
Internet connectivity has reportedly been reopened in Zimbabwe. Service provider, Econet, confirmed on Tuesday that they cut Internet connectivity after it received a warrant from the Minister of State in the Presidency.
Human Rights lawyers in Zimbabwe have filed an urgent court application to compel the security and communications ministries to open the internet in that country
The Democratic Republic of the Congo awaits results of the crucial vote after government allegedly shut down the internet to avoid post-election disorder.