…The sentiments expressed by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton… have… fallen by the wayside. Rather than moving toward internet freedom, we’re moving toward increased internet censorship everywhere.
“It’s the first known incident that we’ve heard of where the government has shut down a cellphone network in order to prevent people from engaging in political protest,” Catherine Crump of the ACLU told me. “Cellphone networks are something we’ve all come to rely on. People use them for all sorts of communication that have nothing to do with protest. And this is really a sweeping and overbroad reaction by the police.”