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[1] See: https://www.fcc.gov/about/leadership/ajit-pai [2] More information about the net neutrality repeal vote is documented at: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/14/technology/net-neutrality-repeal-vote.html [3] An overview about Free Basics is provided here: https://techcrunch.com/2016/11/02/omnipresent/?guccounter=1 [4] Further analysis of this ruling is laid out here: https://www.theatlantic.com/news/archive/2017/06/pakistan-facebook-death- penalty/529968/ [5] See this article for a more in-depth view of developments in Turkey: http://time.com/32864/turkey-bans-twitter/ [6] See: http://www.internetlivestats.com/total-number-of-websites/ [7] See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Languages_of_Zambia [8] Information here is provided by the Freedom House Report, ‘Freedom on the Net 2017, Zambia’, and accessible at: https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-net/2017/zambia [9] Zambian Watchdog, ‘Riots continue as govt blocks internet’. 18 August 2016. Accessible at: https://www.zambiawatchdog.com/riots-continue-as-govt-blocks- internet/ [10] Freedom House Report. Ibid. [11] Michael Chawe, ‘Zambia to tax internet phone calls’, Business Daily Africa. 14 August 2018. Accessible at: https://www.businessdailyafrica.com/news/world/Zambia-to-tax-internet-phone- calls/4259366-4712222-831gxyz/index.html [12] AFP, ‘Anger as Zambia announces tax on internet calls’, Daily Nation, 21 August 2018. Accessible at: https://www.nation.co.ke/news/africa/Anger-Zambia- announces-tax-internet-calls/1066-4721754-2y1139z/index.html [13] Freedom House Report. Ibid. 6