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Government Internet Shutdowns Cost $5.5 Billion in 2021

Our live internet shutdowns index measures the financial consequences in real-time and provides information on previous years' data.

Our Research Experts

  • Simon Migliano

    Simon Migliano

    Head of Research

    Simon conducts our research and investigations into VPN safety and digital privacy.

    His work examining dangerous free VPNs, identity theft, and ISP overblocking have been featured in over 700 publications worldwide including the BBC, CNet, Wired, and The Financial Times.

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  • Samuel Woodhams

    Samuel Woodhams

    Digital Rights Lead

    Samuel leads our research on censorship, surveillance and internet freedom to help defend internet freedoms around the world.

    His research has been featured by the BBC, Washington Post, Financial Times, and The Guardian.

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