[A2k] Egypt leaves the Internet

Philippe Aigrain (perso Wanadoo) philippe.aigrain at wanadoo.fr
Fri Jan 28 01:29:45 PST 2011


http://www.renesys.com/blog/2011/01/egypt-leaves-the-internet.shtml

SMS have also been shut.

It is interesting that less extreme methods (such as targeted filtering)
appeared to have (as earlier in Iran) failed. The Egyptians are alas
experiencing what it means to be banned. And we will measure how weak is
the ability of traditional media to cover such events from the outside
without being fed by the Internet.

Philippe





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