Designing Networks for Large-Scale Blackout Circumvention


Large-scale communications blackouts, such as those carried out by Egypt and Libya in 2011 and Syria in 2012 and 2013, have motivated a series of projects that aim to enable citizens to communicate even in the face of such heavy-handed censorship efforts. A common theme across these proposals has been the use of wireless mesh networks. We argue that such… (More)


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@inproceedings{Hasan2013DesigningNF, title={Designing Networks for Large-Scale Blackout Circumvention}, author={Shaddi Hasan and Yahel Ben-David and Giulia C. Fanti and Scott Shenker and Kurtis Heimerl and Paul Pearce and Kashif Ali and Javier Rosa}, year={2013} }