Stories about Sri Lanka

South Asian governments keep ordering internet shutdowns — and leaving users in the dark

“Operators owe complete transparency to their users, as consumers who are paying them money and also in the interest of accountability.”

Telcos must disclose more data about internet shutdowns, say civil society groups

New research shows that the world's largest telecommunications companies disclose little to no information about their network shutdown policies and practices.

Netizen Report: Around the World, Activists Demand Answers From Facebook

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

Netizen Report: Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media Amid Sectarian Violence

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

From Internet Blackouts to Violent Attacks, South Asia Saw New Threats to Free Expression Online in 2017

In 2017, South Asian countries faced growing challenges in the field of internet freedom, censorship, and freedom of expression.

Right To Information Requests in Sri Lanka Reveals Process for Blocking Websites

Information released by the Telecom Regulatory Commission revealed that from 2015 onward 13 websites had been blocked, including a number of websites publishing political news, and a few pornographic sites.

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