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James Cowie / Renesys Blog:
Could It Happen In Your Country?   —  {Updated; see below for lists of countries for easier reference, and a special offer for WCIT attendees. —jim}  —  How hard is it to disconnect a country from the Internet, really?  —  That's the number one question we've received about our analysis …
Nov 30, 2012, 4:25 PMIn context
Doug Madory / Renesys Blog:
Cyber Attack in Palestine?   —  We can confirm reports of significant but sporadic Internet outages in the Palestinian Territories today.  As many as half of the routed networks of the Palestinian Territories were unreachable (withdrawn from the global routing table), possibly as a result of reported cyber attacks.
Nov 2, 2011, 1:05 AMIn context
James Cowie / Renesys Blog:
The Battle for Tripoli's Internet   —  As dawn broke in Libya on the morning of Sunday 21 August, it appeared that the battle for control of Tripoli was underway.  Throughout the night, a steady stream of tweets and retweets emerged from Libyan sources, painting a confusing, often contradictory picture of the evolving situation.
Aug 21, 2011, 10:15 PMIn context
James Cowie / Renesys Blog:
Syrian Internet Shutdown   —  (Updates on the restoration of Syria's internet at the bottom of this page. —jim)  —  Starting at 3:35 UTC today (6:35am local time), approximately two-thirds of all Syrian networks became unreachable from the global Internet.
Jun 3, 2011, 11:35 AMIn context
James Cowie / Renesys Blog:
Libyan Disconnect   —  Latest updates on Libya will be at the bottom. —jim  —  Renesys confirms that the 13 globally routed Libyan network prefixes were withdrawn at 23:18 GMT (Friday night, 1:18am Saturday local time), and Libya is off the Internet.  One Libyan route originated …
Feb 19, 2011, 12:45 AMIn context
James Cowie / Renesys Blog:
Egypt Returns To The Internet   —  Egyptian Internet providers returned to the Internet at 09:29:31 UTC (11:29am Cairo time).  Websites such as the Egyptian Stock Exchange, Commercial International Bank of Egypt, MCDR, and the US Embassy in Cairo, are once again reachable.
Feb 2, 2011, 6:30 AMIn context
Earl Zmijewski / Renesys Blog:
Egypt's Net on Life Support   —  As of approximately 20:46 UTC, four hours after this blog was first published, Noor started disappearing from the Internet.  They are completely unavailable at present as shown below  —  As we observed last week, Egypt took the unprecedented step of withdrawing from the Internet.
Jan 31, 2011, 5:05 PMIn context
James Cowie / Renesys Blog:
Egypt Leaves the Internet   —  Confirming what a few have reported this evening: in an action unprecedented in Internet history, the Egyptian government appears to have ordered service providers to shut down all international connections to the Internet.  Critical European-Asian fiber-optic …
Jan 27, 2011, 10:10 PMIn context
James Cowie / Renesys Blog:
China's 18-Minute Mystery   —  When the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission released its report to Congress this week, something slightly unusual happened: people read it.  And there, buried on pages 236-247, a mystery was revealed, and the media have greedily amplified it.
Nov 19, 2010, 4:20 PMIn context
James Cowie / Renesys Blog:
Iran: Exporting the Internet (part 2)   —  Afghans headed to the polls today for parliamentary elections in a tense but hopeful atmosphere.  If the Internet has a role to play this year in helping Afghanistan develop a peaceful civil society, it will probably turn on two key developments …
Sep 18, 2010, 9:40 PMIn context

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