Syria has been taken off the Internet

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  1. SilentPanda, Nov 29, 2012
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    http://www.renesys.com/blog/2012/11/syria-off-the-air.shtml

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20546302

    http://allthingsd.com/20121129/syria-has-disappeared-from-the-internet/

    That's unfortunate considering all the... well... information that travels via the Internet.
     
  2. Nabooly macrumors 6502a

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    No phone lines either. And the airport is on lockdown. I think something is about to happen.
     
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    Scary. Syrian armed forces are reported to have chemical weapons....
     
  4. Prototypical macrumors 6502

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    I'm going to guess this isn't "scheduled maintenance..." :(
     
  5. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    This is terrible news. We all know what happens when reporting can't get out.
     
  6. samiwas macrumors 65816

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    Or when porn can't get in.
     
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    Close.

    Islamic May Day Parade. :eek:

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