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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 suffers Internet blackoutRenesys, a U.S.-based firm that monitors Internet networks, reported on its blog that Syria's Internet connectivity was shut down early Thursday afternoon and all of the country's IP address blocks were unreachable.
What's Your Country's Risk of Internet Blackout?... while (relatively) stable democracies and commonwealths like the U.S., Canada, and European nations are relatively resistant to blackout. The most common risk factor, unsurprisingly, is centralization. A robust Internet architecture is a ...
Syrian Internet largely restored after blackoutRenesys, a U.S.-based network monitoring firm that studies Internet disruptions, said in a statement Saturday that service went back up around 4:32 p.m.
Internet service goes out across SyriaThe Internet outage, confirmed by two U.S.-based companies that monitor online connectivity, is unprecedented in Syria's 20-month-old uprising against Assad, which activists say has killed more than 40,000 people.
Syria Internet Blackout: Regime Cuts Mobile Phone Communications and ...Over 40,000 people have been killed by Syrian troops in the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad in the 20 months since fighting began.
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 ...
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.
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 Fighting Rages On, Nations Discuss More SanctionsThe Internet blackout, confirmed by two U.S.-based companies that monitor online connectivity, is unprecedented in the 20-month-long uprising against Syria's President Assad.
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 ...
Global hacking network declares Internet war on SyriaBEIRUT (Reuters) - Global hacking network Anonymous said it will shut down Syrian government websites around the world in response to a countrywide Internet blackout believed to be aimed at silencing the opposition to President Bashar al-Assad. Syria ...
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 ...
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.