Switching off Internet has a huge cost, it must never happen again

Transacting through ATMs was also affected. Bank customer could not conduct any transaction through the Automated Teller Machines. PHOTO | file 

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Selfish. Whereas security is an important aspect, some Ugandans say government’s action to switch off the Internet was nothing but selfish.

The Internet shutdown was an unevaluated and selfish decision, whose merit has not been properly explained away from the veiled excuse of threat to security, at least some Ugandans believe.

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