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La Luna
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Syrian Internet Down?

REPORTS: Internet Shut Off In Syria, Google Services Go Unavailable

Geoffrey Ingersoll | May 7, 2013, 4:53 PM

The internet in Syria has apparently been shut off as of 3 p.m. EST, according to Umbrella, an internet security company that tracks data.

Google Transparency Reports also verify the web outage.

This graph from internet monitoring group Akamai shows the precipitous drop in internet service:......


»www.businessinsider.com/syrian-i···f-2013-5
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StuartMW
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Bummer. I'm gonna miss them.

Ok maybe not

But don't worry. A "kill switch" in the US would never be used like this. Really!
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La Luna
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I don't particularly miss them either, but it is rather ominous. Someone is up to no good. Although it has happened before I believe, for a few days.


StuartMW
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said by La Luna:

...but it is rather ominous.

Agreed. Not much we can do about it.
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DrStrange
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reply to La Luna
said by Anonymous:

If your government shuts down the Internet, shut down your government.


antdude
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said by DrStrange:

said by Anonymous:

If your government shuts down the Internet, shut down your government.

I'd like to see my government do that! :P


StuartMW
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Which? Shut themselves down or shut down the internet? Or shut down Syria?
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siljaline
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StuartMW
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Perhaps Assad accidentally bumped the "kill switch" while packing his bags. I'm pretty sure that he, unlike many other dick-taters, plans to leave before he ends up hanging from a pole.
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reply to DrStrange
said by DrStrange:

said by Anonymous:

If your government shuts down the Internet, shut down your government.

Won't ever happen here. Big business rules here in this country, not the guberment.
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dib22

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said by StuartMW:

Perhaps Assad accidentally bumped the "kill switch" while packing his bags. I'm pretty sure that he, unlike many other dick-taters, plans to leave before he ends up hanging from a pole.

More likely it took them 19 hours to power cycle the modem


Blackbird
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reply to La Luna
Based on past world events, a leader shutting down a nation's Internet tends to constitute a "last great act of defiance".


StuartMW
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Finger2208

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Apparently they refused Obama's backdoor strategy


StuartMW
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Is that the one where he bends over?

Finger2208

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said by StuartMW:

Is that the one where he bends over?

ROFLMAO!!!!!