Six things you’d go without if Britain shut off its internet to the world

Six things you'd go without if Britain shut off its internet to the world

Russia has shut off access to the global internet in a crisis test for its citizens. The separated internet is being dubbed the Splinternet.

Russia has introduced tougher Internet laws in the last five years, requiring search engines to delete some search results, messaging services to share encryption keys with security services and social networks to store Russian users’ personal data on servers within the country. 

But what would a day of the Splinternet look like in the UK? 

From wake up calls to NHS services, watch the video for six ways your life would be more difficult if the UK faced a Splinternet.

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