Dan is the system administrator at Keeping Alive Societies Hope, a human rights organization working in support of sex workers and LGBTQI communities in Kisumu, Kenya.
What can be done?
People should be aware of VPNs and the benefits of using a trustworthy VPN. This security tool should be accessible to the greatest number of people to enable internet freedom and digital activism, and also to protect internet users from commercial exploitation.
Google's sister-company Loon used balloons to bring 4G internet access to remote areas of Kenya, bringing much needed access, but worrying experts about a communications monopoly in the country.