Egypt Shuts Down Internet, Cellphone Services

Posted by: Artic Warrior

Egypt Shuts Down Internet, Cellphone Services - 01/29/11 06:03 AM

In the face of mounting political unrest, Egypt took the unprecedented step of severing all Internet connections and shutting down its cellphone services—with the cooperation of international firms.

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Posted by: Artic Warrior

Re: Egypt Shuts Down Internet, Cellphone Services - 01/29/11 06:08 AM

Sure enough I tried to access an egyption website, and it timed out.
Apparently dial-up can still work to access the interwebz out of Egypt. I don't think it will ever happen in Australia but maybe I should buy a dial-up modem just in case I feel like listening to it mate with my phone line again.