Re: NYTimes: Egypt Leaders Found ‘Off’ Switch for Internet

Marshall Eubanks tme at americafree.tv
Wed Feb 16 08:09:47 CST 2011


On Feb 16, 2011, at 12:15 AM, Joly MacFie wrote:

> 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.
> 
> 

I do remember some intense debate, here and elsewhere, but I somehow don't remember those as being the primary debate parameters. 

Regards
Marshall


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