When it comes to online censorship, restricting individual platforms isn’t that effective because people can always find alternatives. That’s why some countries use the nuclear option of disrupting the internet altogether. This page is meant for tracking such cases specifically.
Where has the internet been censored?
There is no evidence of internet disruptions in means of censorship.
Why is the internet censored?
There are several reasons why a country would shut down the internet. This chart lists them by frequency, thus allowing us to determine the most “popular” ones.
When was the internet censored?
This chart shows the instances of internet blackouts in six-month increments.