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Submission + - Protesters Are Dodging Sudan's Internet Shutdown with a Phone-Powered Crowdmap (vice.com)

Lasrick writes: Motherboard's Africa correspondent, Amanda Sperber, has a great piece just posted on how protestors in Sudan are getting around the government's shutdown of the internet. Good read: 'Since Wednesday afternoon, Sudan's internet has been sporadically shut off amid a fifth day of protests against President Omar al Bashir’s regime. Despite the attempt to cut off communications and limit organization and reporting on the ground, a group of tech-savvy people based in Khartoum have developed a map for recording key data about the protests that's powered by cell networks. '
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Protesters Are Dodging Sudan's Internet Shutdown with a Phone-Powered Crowdmap

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