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JFI — The Egyptian Internet is restored...

Unread postby Haider » February 3rd, 2011, 12:50 am

Any illusion that anyone had about the Internet being unbreakable were shattered last week, when Egypt took down the Internet. In Egypt, at least, turning off the Internet turned out to be easy. There were network work-arounds to get to the Internet, but, frankly, they didn’t work that well. Now, the Egyptian government has turned the Internet back on

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Re: JFI — The Egyptian Internet is restored...

Unread postby turtledove » February 3rd, 2011, 3:15 am

Thank you Haider.
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Re: JFI — The Egyptian Internet is restored...

Unread postby Gary R » February 3rd, 2011, 3:15 am

Did anyone really believe that the Internet is invulnerable to an "attack" from a Government ? If so then they were incredibly naive.

In a Western democracy, where business is now inextricably linked and dependant on the Internet it might be a problem, but to an authoritarian dictatorship that does not care for the financial consequences, it's only ever going to be a matter of shutting off the infrastructure that supports the Internet in their country.
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Re: JFI — The Egyptian Internet is restored...

Unread postby Chocobits » February 3rd, 2011, 8:08 am

If anyone had any real doubts about the possibility of a complete internet shutdown, they haven't been keeping track of the censorship taking place behind the Great Firewall of China.
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Re: JFI — The Egyptian Internet is restored...

Unread postby ellipse » February 3rd, 2011, 3:59 pm

This is only the tip of the iceberg.
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