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

Mounir Mohamed mounir.mohamed at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 17:58:00 CST 2011


No the BGP and the physical links were down.

On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 12:38 AM, Richard Barnes
<richard.barnes at gmail.com>wrote:

> It also seems like a question that could be decided empirically.  Can
> anyone on here comment on whether or not the BGP session ended
> gracefully and the link lights remained lit?
>
> --Richard
>
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 9:09 AM, Marshall Eubanks <tme at americafree.tv>
> wrote:
> >
> > 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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