Internet disruption hits Belarus on election day

Network telemetry from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that internet connectivity in Belarus has been significantly disrupted as of Sunday 9 August 2020 amid tense presidential elections. Outages increased in …

Guinea blocks social media on eve of elections

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that social media have been blocked in the Republic of Guinea beginning 8:00 p.m. Saturday evening, 21 March 2020 continuing through Sunday’s …

Social media disrupted in Togo on election day

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm the loss of access to social media platforms via Togo’s leading operator Togo Telecom (Togocom, AS24691) as polls closed on election day, …

Internet disrupted in Malawi on election day

Data from the NetBlocks internet observatory show that multiple internet providers in Malawi experienced an outage spanning several hours on the evening of Tuesday 21 May 2019, election day, after …

Evidence of internet shutdowns in DRC amid election unrest

The NetBlocks internet shutdown observatory has collected technical evidence of multiple internet disruptions in the Democratic Republic of Congo as of Monday 31 December 2018 amid contested general elections. Confirmed: Internet shutdowns …

Mali elections marred by internet disruptions

The NetBlocks network observatory has identified internet disruptions, believed to be part of an intentional regime of internet shutdowns intended to influence the course of the presidential elections in Mali. …