The NetBlocks organisation and its research on incidents of telecommunications disruptions, internet controls and cyber-security are frequently covered by the media:

Sri Lanka attacks: The ban on social mediaBBC

Internet shutdowns – A threat to the academic enterpriseUniversity World News

Sisi to stay in power in Egypt until 2030 after referendum ‘victory’The Telegraph

Sri Lanka attack: Internet shutdowns are more common than you thinkNBC News

Social media shutdown raises fears on free expressionTRT World

Sri Lanka social media ban leaves tough questionsThe Hill

Sri Lanka’s social media ban won’t solve its misinformation problemCNN

Sri Lanka has blocked access to social media to stop the spread of misinformationMIT Technology Review

Social media blocked for over 24 hrs in SL after bombingSri Lanka Daily Mirror

The Islamic State’s New AfterlifeForeign Policy

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media Amid Bomb AttacksWall Street Journal

Sri Lankan government blocks social media and imposes curfew following deadly blastsThe Washington Post

Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombingsAP

Sri Lankan Government Blocks Social Media Access Over Alleged Fake NewsReason

Sri Lanka restricts access to social media sites following terror attackThe Verge

Sri Lankan government blocks social media to ‘ease tensions’ following attacksSky News

Sri Lanka, citing ‘false news reports,’ blocks social media after attacksCNN

Sri Lankan government BANS Facebook and Whatsapp access ‘to prevent spread of false information’ after terror bombs killed more than 200Daily Mail

Egypt referendum: Voters urged to back extended Sisi termBBC

Egyptians vote in referendum with only one obvious choiceDW

Netblocks: YouTube was blocked during the speech of GuaidóEl Nacional

Cantv restricts the YouTube, Google apps and Bing platforms to silence GuaidóNTN24

NetBlocks: YouTube y Google fueron bloqueados por Cantv durante discurso de GuaidóLa Patilla

Egypt’s Muffled Opposition Urges Voters to Reject Extending Sisi’s RuleWall Street Journal

Egypt’s parliament backs measures that could extend Sisi’s termReuters

Sudan’s Social Media Deemed Major Player in Bashir’s OusterVOA

Egypt constitutional changes could mean Sisi rule until 2030BBC

Egypt parliament OKs constitutional changes to extend President Sisi’s powerLA Times

Egyptian parliament vote could keep Sisi in power until 2030The Guardian

34 thousand sites blocked in Egypt before constitutional amendment voteTRT

Stenbeck company Millicom admits being accessory to censorship in ChadSvD

Facebook, Instagram, And Whatsapp Experiencing Worldwide OutagesCBS

Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, Whatsapp suffer global outageRappler

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp outages all experiencing outagesSky News

Social-Media Movements Helped Drive Out African LeadersWall Street Journal

Military transition does not satisfy Sudanese: Mass sit-in continuesDabanga

Blackout in at least 20 states leaves Venezuela without lightFrance24

Venezuela: The next blackoutHeise

Venezuela plunges into the dark after big new blackoutEuronews

Venezuela faces a massive new blackoutLe Monde

Venezuela cuts workday, cancels school as blackouts drag onDaily Sabah

Venezuela: Reports of massive new blackoutCNN

Venezuela again left without electricityRossiyskaya Gazeta

Blackout reduces Internet connectivity in Venezuela to 10%El Nacional

Egypt blocks campaign site opposing constitutional changes – monitorReuters

Egyptian authorities block campaign on constitutional amendmentsAl Jazeera Arabic

New offensive against Sudan’s mediaReporters Without Borders

Egypt blocks petition against Sisi’s constitutional amendments hours after its launchMiddle East Eye

IRI Director: Russian law on reliable Internet in line with the global trend – Gazeta Russia

The reliability of the Runet will be ensured by a double – Komsomolskaya Pravda

Sudan’s anti-government protests face a total power outage and social media shutdownQuartz Africa

Tensions in Sudan Result in Extensive Social Media BlocksTechNadu

NetBlocks Tracks Venezuela’s Power OutageIEEE Spectrum

Blackout in Venezuela: the country is running out of electricity againBBC World

Venezuela hit by third day of blackoutsFinancial Times

Venezuelans Take to Streets in Protest as Blackout Hits Third DayWall Street Journal

As Venezuela’s Lights Flicker, Guaido Seeks an OpeningBloomberg

More blackouts hit Venezuela as opposition, government rallyAP

Venezuela’s Man-Made Power OutageCenter for Strategic and International Studies

Chronology of the blackout in Venezuela: crisis and gloom, day by dayCNN Latin America

Guaidó anuncia una gira y gran manifestación para reclamar el poder en VenezuelaABC News

96% of Venezuela’s telecommunications infrastructure is down, says NetBlocksCNN Latin America

Venezuela buckles under massive power, communications outageAP

Venezuela’s power outage threatens information blackout as internet collapsesMiami Herald

News sites in Venezuela report attacks on their servers and blocking of Twitter and SoundCloudKnight Center for Journalism in the Americas

Detectan restricciones de la plataforma Youtube en VenezuelaEl Nacional

Social networks restricted in Venezuela before Guaido’s returnTASS

Appels à manifester, retransmissions en direct… Comment la contestation s’organise sur les réseaux sociaux en Algérie20 Minutes

Mass demonstrations in Algeria and clashes near the presidential palaceCNN Arabic

Las protestas contra Buteflika desbordan ArgelLa Razón

Manifestations contre le 5e mandat : des blocages d’internet enregistrésTSA

Les réseaux sociaux, arme de la contestation en AlgérieBFMTV

Algeria blocks the internet days before its ailing president files to run for a fifth termQuartz

Tens of thousands protest in Algiers against Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term RFI

Algerian police fire teargas as tens of thousands protest against presidentThe Guardian

Algeria braces for large demonstrations against ailing President’s re-electionCNN

Algérie : les démons du passé incitent les Algériens à se faire entendre sans heurtsFrance Inter

Venezuela crisis: Border clashes as aid row intensifiesBBC

Independent digital media are helping to regain the trust of the Venezuelan peopleKnight Center for Journalism in the Americas

Ciudadanos cacerolearon en Caracas tras bloqueo de Antena 3 y Nat GeoEl Nacional

Is the blocking of YouTube and Facebook damaging Uzbekistan’s economy?BBC

Zimbabwe’s internet crackdown shows the ‘economic sabotage’ of shutdownsPRI

Venezuelan opposition targeted by internet censorsAP

Venezuela censors its political crisisReporters Without Borders

When Guaido Speaks, Maduro Turns Off Venezuela’s Social MediaBloomberg

Pulling the Plug: India, Sudan, Venezuela and D.R. Congo - Al Jazeera

Cybersecurity experts report online disruptions in VenezuelaLocal10 News

Venezuela shuts down Internet amid protestsAl Jazeera

Venezuela Detains Rebel Guardsmen, Sparking Protests in CaracasBloomberg

Raids, media shutdowns and internet disruptions amid Venezuela crisisCPJ

Interrupciones en el Internet han incrementado en las últimas 28 horasEl Nacional

Maduro Fights Back With Targeted Killings and Media BlackoutBloomberg

NetBlocks denuncia bloqueos de Internet en Venezuela durante los últimos díasLa Patilla

Protests Go Viral in VenezuelaDigital Forensic Research Lab

NetBlocks: Reporta bloqueo a redes sociales tras protesta de militares en VenezuelaVOA

Cantv restringió acceso a redes sociales durante alzamiento en Cotiza, reporta Netblocks – Efecto Cocuyo

Internet shutdowns aren’t just Africa’s problem. They’re happening worldwideCNN

Zimbabwe cracks down violently on fuel protestersFinancial Times

What Happens When the Internet is Out, and the Government is to Blame?Global Press Journal

CANTV Blocks All of Wikipedia After ‘Edit War’ Erupts in Juan Guaidó’s Entry – Caracas Chronicles

Venezuela’s crisis of political legitimacy has rocked Wikipedia — and might have led to its blocking – Global Voices

Venezuela Blocks Wikipedia After Maduro ‘Ousted’ From Article, Internet Watchdog SaysHaaretz

Democratic Republic of Congo internet shutdown shows how Chinese censorship tactics are spreadingCNN

DRC authorities cut internet and broadcast signals after electionCPJ

RDC: comment le gouvernement a privé sa population d’internetRFI

Gabon shuts down the internet and broadcasting services following coup attemptCPJ

Entire Country’s Internet Reportedly Shut Down During Armed Coup Attempt in GabonGizmodo

Sudan restricts social media access to counter protest movementReuters

Net Politics and Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program Week in ReviewCouncil on Foreign Relations

Sudan has blocked Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to counter anti-govt protestsQuartz Africa

Sudan price protests continue unabated despite police violence, curfewIPPmedia

Digitala diktaturfasoner blir allt vanligaresvt Sweden

RSF decries alarming new crackdown on Sudan’s mediaReporters Without Borders

Curfews, military presence in Sudanese cities after eight killed in bread protestsMiddle East Eye

Sudan protesters use social media to mobilise crowdsTRT World

Sudan must stop trying to censor newspapers, websitesCPJ

Sudan Price Protests Continue Unabated Despite Police Violence, CurfewallAfrica

12 killed in nationwide anti-austerity demonstrations in SudanMada Masr

Netizen Report: Bangladeshis see censorship on all sides as elections approachGlobal Voices

Internet shutdowns cost us a lot and smother critical freedomsDaily Nation Kenya

Calculating The Cost Of Switching It OffBW Businessworld India

NetBlocks, Internet Society activate tool to track cost of internet shutdownstelecompaper

NetBlocks tool tracks cost of internet shutdownsIndex on Censorship

NetBlocks Launchs COST Tool to Calculate Cost of Internet Disruption Worldwide – iFreedoms / Bloggers Association of Kenya

Esto le costaría a México la censura de una red social por una horaRevista Cambio

The double-edged of new technology for human rights defenders – United Nations Information Center

Internet-Standards: IETF streitet über Grundrechtsrisiken bei ProtokollentwicklungHeise

Arrests, internet restrictions ahead of Cameroon presidential results – africanews

Digital rights groups round on Mali govt over internet disruptionsIT Web Africa

Ethiopia must lift internet outage in eastern region – Coalitionafricanews

Telegram messenger banned in Russia - Al Jazeera

Throughout Middle East, the Web Is Being Walled OffThe Wall Street Journal

How the internet is being mapped in real-time to fight censorshipWired UK 1

Internet blackouts could cost Iraq $40 million per day as protests spreadRudaw

Southern Iraq rages over dire living conditionsGlobal Voices

Iraq online shutdown cost ‘$40m a day’Arab News

Iraq protests spread, fuelled by anger and hopelessnessThe National

Tage des Zorns erschüttern den Südirak – Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Iraq Orders Internet Blackout To Quell ProtestsOilPrice

İnternet kesintisinin Irak’a faturası 40 milyon dolar – Anadolu Ajansı

デモ鎮圧のためにインターネットが遮断、1日当たりおよそ4000万ドルの損失にTRT Japan

Irak’ta internet yasağı ekonomik ve sosyal hayatı vurduPosta

Mobile and internet shutdowns to be tracked in Elections 2018 by DRF and BoloBhiTechJuice

Freedom of speech: Rights groups against digital blackout in pollsThe Express Tribune

Contribution to the Commission on Science and Technology for DevelopmentUN ECOSOC

Notes from RightsCon 2018: Combatting Shutdowns with COST: A Data Driven Policy Tool for Internet Freedom – Berkman Klein Center

2018 Project Workshop – Multistakeholder participation in global Internet standard setting – Exeter University Department of Politics

Sri Lankan Shutdown of Web-Based Services Creates Huge Social CostsInternet Society

Sri Lanka Internet ShutdownRayZnews Nepal

Sri Lanka Social Media User’s Association issues statement on costLanka C News

One Difference Between 2009 vs 2018 Iran Protests? 48 Million SmartphonesVOA

İranda 2009 və 2018-ci il nümayişlərinin fərqiAmerikanin Sesi Azerbaijani

Human Rights Protocol Considerations: Bridging the Implementation Gap

The Internet Society and NetBlocks Team up to Keep it on!

Govt should strike balance between censorship, security: DRF

All you need to know about nation-wide internet disruptions during dharna

The issue of social media networkingThe Nation

Activists assail blanket ban on social mediaThe Nation

Press Release: DRF and NetBlocks find blanket and nation-wide ban on social media in Pakistan and demand it to be lifted immediately

Social Media Saved Harvey Victims In Texas — But That’s Not Really A PlanBuzzFeed

HTTP-Fehlercode 451: Tools sollen gegen Zensur helfen und sie transparent machenHeise

La cibercensura invisible, mapeadaEl Diario