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Protesters Are Dodging Sudan’s Internet Shutdown With a Phone-Powered Crowdmap

Since Wednesday afternoon, Sudan’s internet has been sporadically shut off amid a fifth day of protests against President Omar al Bashir’s regime. Despite the attempt to cut off communications and limit organization and reporting on the ground, a group of tech-savvy people based in Khartoum have developed a map for recording key data about the protests that’s powered by cell networks.

via: http://politics.slashdot.org/story/13/09/27/2128215/protesters-are-dodging-sudans-internet-shutdown-with-a-phone-powered-crowdmap

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