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Update about block sent to readers

An email I sent to the readership of Groundviews today, following a bizarre disruption to site access over SLT ADSL in Sri Lanka on 20th June. ### On 20th June, for a number of hours in Sri Lanka, Groundviews was completely inaccesible over Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) ADSL broadband connections. Since it began operations in […]

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Groundviews now unblocked

This blog was set up as a response to a move by Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) to block Groundviews in Sri Lanka. Reports from Sri Lanka now indicate Groundviews, Vikalpa and Transparency International’s sites are now accessible again. Could have been a dry run for future action, could have been someone who flipped a switch […]

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Groundviews blocked in Sri Lanka

A number of user reports from Sri Lanka indicate that Groundviews is now blocked on Sri Lanka Telecom ADSL broadband Internet connections. It also appears that Vikalpa, our partner site that publishes critical content in Sinhala, is also blocked. Further, the website of Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is also blocked. Content and comments published […]

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