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Submission + - Egypt's net ruled by phone, not kill switch (

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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