$ 90 million fine for cutting Internet services

Marshall Eubanks tme at americafree.tv
Sat May 28 11:18:37 CDT 2011


I remember some discussion of this outage on NANOG, and on what it was costing Egypt. Well, here is
an estimate - almost $ 20 million USD / day (which actually sounds low to me). 

Regards
Marshall


http://english.aljazeera.net/news/africa/2011/05/201152811555458677.html

An Egyptian court has fined ousted president Hosni Mubarak and former officials more than $90m for cutting off access to internet and mobile phone services during the country's massive protests in January.

A court source told the Reuters news agency on Saturday that Mubarak's fine is $34m, former interior minister Habib al-Adly will owe $53m, and former prime minister Ahmed Nazif has a fine of $7m.

The fine is to be paid from personal assets...



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