Still No Internet or Mobile In Egypt

Spotlight Again Falls on Web Tools and Change The New York Times 1/29/2011

Tech world stunned at Egypt’s Internet shutdown San Francisco Chronicle 1/29/2011

Egypt Internet Shutdown Underscores Vulnerability Information Week 1/29/2011

The rioters in Egypt have lost an important communication channel: Twitter, Facebook and even internet access in general.

Although the Egyptian government denies doing so, it is widely believed the collapse of all internet traffic at 5:28 p.m. ET Thursday was caused by government orders.

Jim Cowie, the chief technology officer of Renesys, a company that tracks internet traffic, said, “I’ve never seen it happen at this scale.” See story: Egypt Ends Internet, Facebook, Twitter, Mobile Service

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