Yes, Egypt has managed to cut the country almost totally off the Internet.
Oddly, software used to accomplish this was developed by Israeli technologists and marketed in the United States. This from my October 15 blog post “Hot Facebook message save the world…”.
“Egypt seems to have cut that nation totally off the internet. This to hamstring protesters. Narus of Sunnyvale, California is alleged to have sold Egypt the technology that enabled this drastic measure.”
Timothy Karr: One U.S. Corporations Role in Egypt’s Brutal Crackdown. at Huffington Post has more details on that.
A demonstration is on tap at the Egyptian Embassy here in DC at noon. You can Google that.
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