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#52852 - 01/29/11 11:03 AM Egypt Shuts Down Internet, Cellphone Services  
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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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#52853 - 01/29/11 11:08 AM Re: Egypt Shuts Down Internet, Cellphone Services [Re: Artic Warrior]  
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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.



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