Ethiopia blocked social media for everyone because it’s “a distraction for students” — Quartz

After university entrance exams were cancelled because the questions were posted online, Ethiopia’s government has responded by blocking access to social media. The ban applies to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Viber. Despite perceived ulterior motives, authorities insist the government has the students’ best interests at heart. “It’s a temporary measure until Wednesday,” Getachew Reda, a…

via Ethiopia blocked social media for everyone because it’s “a distraction for students” — Quartz

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