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.
"The fundamental principle of science, the definition almost, is this: the
sole test of the validity of any idea is experiment."
-- Richard P. Feynman