Ethiopia has announced a ban of communication services such as the use of Skype and other voice over Internet Protocol services. Violators could receive up to 15 years in prison and the government will be monitoring all 85 million Ethiopians. The international outcry has made the government clarify what their intentions are. Ethiopia is now one the many growing countries that has created government restriction on the internet. Vint Cerf, one of the creators of the internet, stated that his vision of the internet can only be preserved by keeping the Internet open and protecting users. To read further on this topic click here.