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The link between authoritarianism, power retention and internet shutdowns

The link between authoritarianism, power retention and internet shutdowns

The latest report from Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) looks at the correlation between the level of authoritarianism in a country, the reluctance of that country's leader to relinquish power and the likelihood of an internet disruption or internet shutdown.

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