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Sunday, February 03, 2008

Cut the cable, cut out the Internet

I told you early Wednesday morning that much of the Middle East and most of India lost Internet access when an undersea cable was cut (it turns out that two cables were cut). Now, a third cable or possibly a fourth has apparently been severed, and the entire nation of IRAN HAS ZERO INTERNET ACCESS. UPDATE 10:52 AM 2/2/2008: Note that Iran is currently online -- the questions, still unresolved, are: 1) Did Iran experience an outage yesterday; 2) were 2, 3 or 4 cables cut; and 3) was it sabotage or accident?

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