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Babatunde Okunoye is a researcher on digital society, particularly in the context of the global south. His research focuses on Information Communications Technologies for Development (ICT4D). He is a Fellow with the Berkman Klein Centre for Internet and Society.  

Babatunde led research at Paradigm Initiative, a social enterprise working on digital rights and inclusion in Africa. He is a 2018 Fellow of the African School on Internet Governance, and a 2019 Open Technology Fund Senior Information Controls Fellow with the Tor Project.  

Babatunde‚Äôs current research focuses on the use of aggregate search engine queries to inform public policy and international development, particularly in statistically poor contexts of developing countries.  

His work has been featured on such platforms such as the International Telecommunications Union and The Council on Foreign Relations. 


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Internet Shutdowns in 2021

Tunde Okunoye urges a rethinking of advocacy strategies against internet shutdowns

Jan 6, 2021
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Data for better lives

Babatunde Okunoye writes about an agenda for meaningful connectivity in Africa

Oct 27, 2020