Connectivity status for Egypt
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Fri Jan 28 15:29:04 CST 2011
Thank you Charles
on 1/28/11 12:52 PM, Charles N Wyble wrote:
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> On 01/28/2011 12:36 PM, George Bonser wrote:
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>>> From: Jake Khuon [mailto:khuon at neebu.net]
>>> Sent: Friday, January 28, 2011 12:07 PM
>>> To: Patrick W. Gilmore
>>> Cc: NANOG list
>>> Subject: Re: Connectivity status for Egypt
>>> On Fri, 2011-01-28 at 11:27 -0500, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
>>>> I think it does not matter. Censorship is censorship. (So much for
>>> "routing around it".)
>> I think it would be pretty hard to actually cut off communications when the
>> telephone system is still working. You can move a lot of email by dialup
>> UUCP if you wanted to.
> Right. In a government regulated monopoly telcom carrier.
>> I am guessing that satellite internet still works
> If people can't afford to eat, I doubt they can afford satellite internet.
> and landline dialup to a modem outside the country still works.
> This presumes people have long distance plans.
> And there's always static routes :)
> To what? If everyone has dropped BGP sessions how are you as an end user
> going to setup static routes? Unless there are no firewalls and
> everything is wide open how would you reach gateways?
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