(with inputs from Aroon Deep) 2018 hasn't ended yet, and India has officially crossed a hundred internet shutdowns in the year, with 106 shutdowns, according to the Software Freedom Law Centre's internet shutdowns tracker. The hundredth reported shutdown was in Uttarakhand, where a 12 year old's gangrape and murder led to local unrest, and authorities decided to shut internet access…
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