Monday, April 23, 2018

25 April 2018: Launch of report on "The Anatomy of an Internet Blackout: Measuring the Economic Impact of Internet Shutdowns in India"

Internet shutdowns are a growing occurrence in India. In 2017, the number of Internet shutdowns in India more than doubled from 2016, while the total hours of shutdown increased by 20 percent. Very few studies have attempted to capture the economic loss due to an internet blackout. This study uses both secondary and primary information to estimate the loss of economic activity due to Internet shutdowns, an important consequence to be considered when ordering one.

Date: April 25, 2018
Time: 10:30 A.M.

Juniper Hall,
India Habitat Centre,
Lodi Road,
New Delhi 110003


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