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Egypt's Net Ruled By Phone, Not Kill Switch 102

schliz writes "Judging by the time it took for Egypt to go offline and back online, the Internet Society speculates that the country's connectivity is controlled by a 'series of phone calls', rather than a 'kill switch'. The Government-imposed internet blackout lasted five days, beginning last Friday, and ending on Wednesday."
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Egypt's Net Ruled By Phone, Not Kill Switch

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