Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Koutonin, Mawuna (21 September 2017), No business, no boozing, no casual sex: when Togo turned off the internet, Retrieved on 2017-09-29
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  • Folksonomies: politics distraction mobilization


    29 SEP 2017

     Government Internet Shutdown Mobilized the Masses

    The government could have been smarter. The best way to divert our youth from politics would have been to give them free, unlimited internet access a few days before the protests, and drop the price of beer and condoms – all the while playing “Be safe, live long” songs on the radios. The youngies would have been watching porn, WhatsApping and YouTubing, and would have been too distracted to think about politics. Shutting down the internet achieved the opposite. Far from limiting youth ...
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