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[liberationtech] Are analogue technologies making a comeback for activists?

Helena Puig Larrauri hpuiglarrauri at
Wed Jul 18 00:43:01 PDT 2012

Hi Luke
I know a few examples from Sudan - mostly people switching to radio, but
also some where they've stayed offline entirely. Let me know if that is of
interest and what details you'd like to know.

On 17 July 2012 16:42, Luke Allnutt <AllnuttL at> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I'm working on a story about "analogue activism," basically cases of when
> activists, fearing government surveillance, are choosing to leave their
> phones behind, stay offline, or communicate by handwritten notes (for
> example).
> I have a number of cases already, in particular in Egypt.
> Going further, I'd also be interested in cases where activists, after
> evaluating the risks, are deciding to communicate using older analogue
> technologies like CB radio, or even Morse code (perhaps that one's a
> stretch), to evade government surveillance.
> Or any other analogue technologies making a comeback?
> I would love to hear from the folks here about any such cases, on list or
> off list.
> Any help would be hugely appreciated.
> Thanks, as ever,
> Luke
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