USA Internet Blackout Unlikely, Experts SayRenesys points out that the U.S. is served by a huge number of Internet service providers, more than 40 in all. Like Canada and the Netherlands, it is a "global Internet economy" -- which means that even if the government wanted to black out the ...
Could a Syria-style Internet blackout happen in the US?The ongoing Internet blackout in Syria this week, like the one that occurred in Egypt early in 2011, prompts curiosity as to whether such an event could happen in one's own country.
Syrian Web blackout stirs concernPost reporter Craig Timberg sits down with us to discuss the Syrian Internet blackout, whether the rebels are behind it and how it may impact the continuing conflict.
Government Cuts Internet Access Across SyriaThe Internet outage was confirmed by two U.S.-based companies that monitor online connectivity and is unprecedented in the 20-month-long uprising against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad.
Syria cuts Internet, cellphone service nationwideThe Internet blackout, confirmed by two U.S-based companies that monitor online connectivity, is unprecedented in Syria's 20-month-old uprising against President Bashar Assad.
Nationwide Internet blackout in SyriaTwo US-based Internet-monitoring companies say Syria has shut off the Internet nationwide. Activists in Syria reached Thursday by satellite telephone confirmed the unprecedented blackout, which comes amid intense fighting in the capital, Damascus.
Internet Blackout in Syria as Airport Shuts Down"In the global routing table, all 84 of Syria's IP address blocks have become unreachable, effectively removing the country from the Internet," American networking company Renesys wrote on its blog after Thursday's blackout. Graphs illustrating Syria's ...
Syria cut off from Internet: Monitoring firmsWASHINGTON (AFP) - Syria has been cut off from the Internet, technology companies which monitor web traffic reported on Thursday, as the United States (US) government blamed the embattled regime of Mr Bashar al-Assad for the move. Akamai, a firm which ...
Internet blackout continues in SyriaThe length of internet blackout, which continued on Friday, is unprecedented in Syria's 20-month-old uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.
Syria's Internet Blackout Puts Pressure on Web HostsA New York Times report on Thursday detailed Syrian government websites hosted in North American locations, noting accessibility to the web presences was still available in areas outside the region despite the blackout. Hosting companies including ...
American Web Hosts Help Shut Down Websites Following Syrian Internet OutageFollowing the Syrian Internet blackout Thursday, American web hosting providers have been shutting down official Syrian websites after being warned by a human rights organization that they were in breach of US sanctions on the country, according to a ...
Internet blackout across Syria reported amid Damascus fighting... confirmed the unprecedented blackout, which comes amid intense fighting in the capital, Damascus. Renesys, a U.S.-based network security firm that studies Internet disruptions, says Syria effectively disappeared from the Internet at 12:26 p.m ...
Syrian Internet largely restored after blackoutSyrian Internet largely restored after blackout Associated Press | 0 comments. BEIRUT (AP) - A U.S.-based firm that monitors online activity has confirmed a "largely complete" restoration of Internet service in Syria following a two-day, nationwide ...
Internet services down across SyriaThe length of Thursday's internet blackout, confirmed by US-based companies that monitor online connectivity, is unprecedented in Syria's 20-month-old uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.
Total blackout: Syria goes offline nationwideThe internet in Syria has been shut off nationwide, say two US based web-monitoring companies. During the 20 months of civil uprising, Syria has gone through partial internet disruption, but a 100 per cent blackout is unprecedented. US-based network ...
Syrian Internet Still Down, Experts Say Regime Is Behind The BlackoutBut a report by CloudFlare, a Web security company based in the U.S., confirms what many outside observers have already assumed: It is more than likely that Syrian government officials instigated the blackout. It is an allegation that has been denied ...
Syria's internet blackout explainedSyria has been largely cut off from the rest of the internet -- just as rebel forces are making some of their biggest advances yet against the Assad regime.
Syria under Internet blackout, fighting cuts access to Damascus airportA blog post on Renesys, a U.S. company which tracks Internet traffic worldwide, said that at 12:26 pm (1026 GMT), the entire country's Internet connectivity shut down completely. The government has been accused of cutting communications in previous ...
Syria suffers Internet blackout as connections switched offSyria's international Internet connections were shut off at 12:26 p.m. local time (1026 GMT) on Thursday and remained down throughout the afternoon, U.S. web tracking firm Renesys said. "In the global routing table, all 84 of Syria's IP address blocks ...
How Syrian Activists Can Get Around The Internet BlackoutBy contrast, Syria has cut everyone--elite and commoners--off from conventional Internet access within the span of minutes.