Stories about Access from August, 2019
Indonesia's regional internet shutdown continues, YouTube blocks 210 channels over suspected links to China and Tonga threatens to block Facebook.
Kashmir's communications blackout continues, Russia goes after 'illegal' protest videos online, and Google re-opens its office in Egypt.
The measure would make it easier for the authorities to identify the owners of registered SIM cards.
"By trying to impose a ban the government will simply make itself look foolish or ineffective."
Evidence suggests that law enforcement agencies pressured mobile network operators to get part of the capital offline for the duration of the protests.