OONI Data Reveals How WhatsApp Was Blocked (Again) in Brazil

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Following the latest reports of WhatsApp being blocked in Brazil, the Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI) ran tests locally in Brazil to detect the technical details of how censorship was implemented. This blog post includes a publication of our measurements, revealing that Brazilian ISPs blocked WhatsApp’s website through DNS hijacking.

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Publisher: Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI)

Publication date: 6th May 2016

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