A discussion on the technical alternatives to internet shutdowns

Understanding how to leverage alternative communication networks

Impact of internet shutdown on daily lives

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Rifat Mohidin

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While this yearm there have been frequent internet shutdown in India. The longest has been in Kashmir, which continues from the last 155 day. It has impacted all aspects of life particularly, education, economy, healthcare and emergency services. It has completely shut e-commerce and caused a whopping losses of rupees 17,000 crore, according to the local traders body in Kashmir.

Outline

Impact of internet shutdown on daily lives of people.
Education
Economy
Healthcare
Emergency Services

Speaker bio

Rifat Mohi ud din, 25, is a journalist based in Kashmir, who covers education, womens rights, healthcare and civic issues.

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