NYTimes: Egypt Leaders Found ‘Off’ Switch for Internet

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Tue Feb 15 23:15:12 CST 2011


http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/16/technology/16internet.html

There has been intense debate both inside and outside Egypt on whether the
> cutoff at 26 Ramses Street was accomplished by surgically tampering with the
> software mechanism that defines how networks at the core of the Internet
> communicate with one another, or by a blunt approach: simply cutting off the
> power to the router computers that connect Egypt to the outside world.


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