Life in an Internet Shutdown: Crossing Borders for Email and Contraband SIM Cards (New York Times)

New York Times: Life in an Internet Shutdown: Crossing Borders for Email and Contraband SIM Cards. “The shutdowns do more than stunt the democratic process. They can batter whole economies and individual businesses, as well as drastically disrupt the daily life of ordinary citizens, turning the search for mobile service into a game of cat and mouse with the police and driving people across borders just to send emails for work.”