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Egypt’s Net Ruled By Phone, Not Kill Switch

February 3rd, 2011 02:19 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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schliz writes “Judging by the time it took for Egypt to go offline and back online, the Internet Society speculates that the country’s connectivity is controlled by a ‘series of phone calls’, rather than a ‘kill switch’. The Government-imposed internet blackout lasted five days, beginning last Friday, and ending on Wednesday.”

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