Zimbabwe satellite Internet link restored

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Thu Sep 28 13:24:30 UTC 2006

On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 09:58:42AM +0100, Alexander Harrowell wrote:
> I'm a little surprised they came back up. I can certainly see the
> benefit for the regime to have - unavoidably, no money! - no Internet
> for the public (whilst they no doubt have private
> bgan/thuraya/whatever).

	Or it could be a sign that the internet is sufficently valuable
to the government that they must restore the link.  Some may be a bit
suspicious of the internet being that critical, but it just may be the case.

	- Jared

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