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Myanmar suffered over a dozen internet shutdowns in February following military coup

March 01, 2021
Numerous internet disruptions in Myanmar in February

The month began in Myanmar with a military coup. Since then, numerous government-directed internet shutdowns have followed.

Kentik’s director of internet analysis Doug Madory has been tracking the outages and was recently cited in a lengthy piece out entitled Technology and solidarity won’t save Myanmar’s protesters.


Doug Madory

Doug Madory is the director of internet analysis for Kentik where he works on internet infrastructure analysis. The Washington Post dubbed him “The Man who can see the Internet” for his reputation in identifying significant developments in the global layout of the internet. Doug is regularly quoted by major news outlets about developments ranging from national blackouts to BGP hijacks to the activation of submarine cables. Prior to Kentik, he was the lead analyst for Oracle’s internet intelligence team (formerly Dyn Research and Renesys).

Twitter: @DougMadory

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