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Last year, when California’s utilities first began carrying out widespread blackouts like this, some homes and businesses were left in the dark for days.

India has imposed hundreds of internet blackouts in different parts of the country over the past few years, including cutting off connectivity throughout the disputed state of Kashmir for six months.

In the past few years, India has imposed hundreds of internet blackouts in different parts of the country, sometimes just for hours, sometimes for months.

Home to over 12 million people, the region has suffered tremendously as a result—unemployment has spiked and over $1 billion in economic losses have been attributed to the blackout.

In Kashmir, the blackout meant that switching schools—and businesses to the internet—was a nonstarter.

Although dawn was yet to break, she immediately set to thinking about what a blackout would mean for her and her work.

But Barney, the stick-man who'd felt my Blackout, caught on a lot quicker.

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A Blackout is quite effective—it's hard to hit what you can't see.

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I picked her up in my arms and carried her to the same sawdust-strewn private dining room where I'd given Barney the Blackout.

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Well, he certainly wasn't much of a perceptive, or he would have been able to handle the Blackout himself.

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