Ethiopia has joined the ranks of African countries whose governments’ reaction to EVERYTHING is to engage in some form of censorship as if to show everyone who has the biggest balls in the land. In this case, the thing they are reacting to, is school examinations. Apparently, social networks exist to distract students and enable exam malpractice (which was obviously not happening before the people of Ethiopia discovered the internet) so the solution is to block access to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Viber until exams are over (which will push the SAME decadent students to use VPNs and inconvenience everybody else). Aren’t they brilliant?

If you’re want, you can read the full gist on Techweez.

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