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Zach Rosson

KeepItOn Data Analyst

Zach Rosson is the #KeepItOn Data Analyst at Access Now, where he helps fight internet shutdowns globally. His past experience includes data analytics in the private sector as well as computational scientific research. He has published research in the field of seismology, using data mining and statistics to study earthquake risk due to fracking activities by the energy industry. He is passionate about using data for good, human rights, and the impact of research and storytelling. He holds a M.S. in Geophysics from the University of Oklahoma and a B.S. in Physics from Stetson University. Zach is also an avid percussionist and enjoys writing music and listening to records.
KeepItOn 2023 Report Internet Shutdowns

Shrinking democracy, growing violence: internet shutdowns in 2023

15 May 2024

Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition documented 283 internet shutdowns in 2023 — the highest number since 2016.

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Shrinking democracy, growing violence: internet shutdowns in 2023
15 May 2024
Shrinking democracy, growing violence: internet shutdowns in 2023
#KeepItOn report EECA

Violence & internet shutdowns in 2023: the worst year on record

15 May 2024

Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition’s new report, Shrinking democracy, growing violence: Internet shutdowns in 2023, exposes the impact of these attacks on human rights.

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Violence & internet shutdowns in 2023: the worst year on record
15 May 2024
Violence & internet shutdowns in 2023: the worst year on record
STOP Methodology KeepItOn 2023

#KeepItOn: why we’re updating our internet shutdown tracking methodology 

15 May 2024

The #KeepItOn coalition has made some important changes to its STOP methodology for tracking internet shutdowns.

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#KeepItOn: why we’re updating our internet shutdown tracking methodology 
15 May 2024
#KeepItOn: why we’re updating our internet shutdown tracking methodology 
KeepItOn 2023 Report Internet Shutdowns

The most violent year: internet shutdowns in 2023

15 May 2024

Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition documented 283 internet shutdowns in 2023 — the highest number since 2016.

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The most violent year: internet shutdowns in 2023
15 May 2024
The most violent year: internet shutdowns in 2023
STOP Methodology KeepItOn 2023

Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 

15 May 2024

Learn about STOP, our methodology for tracking internet shutdowns around the world.

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Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 
15 May 2024
Shutdown Tracker Optimization Project (STOP) 
Palestine Israel Digital Ceasefire; Gaza’s internet

فلسطين خارج التغطية: كيف تقطع إسرائيل الإنترنت عن غزة

24 Nov 2023

يقدّم هذا التقرير دراسة لحالة الإنترنت في قطاع غزة طوال شهر أكتوبر 2023 من خلال تحليلٍ حركة الإنترنت حسب مزوّدي خدمات الإنترنت في مختلف مواقع القطاع.

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فلسطين خارج التغطية: كيف تقطع إسرائيل الإنترنت عن غزة
24 Nov 2023
فلسطين خارج التغطية: كيف تقطع إسرائيل الإنترنت عن غزة
Palestine Israel Digital Ceasefire; Gaza’s internet

Palestine unplugged: how Israel disrupts Gaza’s internet

10 Nov 2023

This report illustrates the state of Gaza’s internet throughout October 2023 by looking at internet traffic by ISPs and locations.

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Palestine unplugged: how Israel disrupts Gaza’s internet
10 Nov 2023
Palestine unplugged: how Israel disrupts Gaza’s internet
internet shutdowns

Internet shutdowns advance into 2023: #KeepItOn mid-year update

6 Jun 2023

Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition have identified at least 80 internet shutdowns across 21 countries in 2023 so far.

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Internet shutdowns advance into 2023: #KeepItOn mid-year update
6 Jun 2023
Internet shutdowns advance into 2023: #KeepItOn mid-year update
#KeepItOn during elections

Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update

6 Jun 2023

Since the beginning of 2023, governments around the world are discovering new reasons to disrupt internet access during key national moments.

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Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update
6 Jun 2023
Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update
Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition's report unpacks internet shutdowns in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and globally.

СИЛОҲИ НАЗОРАТ, СИПАРИ БЕҶАЗО: Масдудияти интернет дар соли 2022

28 Feb 2023
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СИЛОҲИ НАЗОРАТ, СИПАРИ БЕҶАЗО: Масдудияти интернет дар соли 2022
28 Feb 2023
СИЛОҲИ НАЗОРАТ, СИПАРИ БЕҶАЗО: Масдудияти интернет дар соли 2022