Report: Syria Goes Offline

Internet research firm Renesys reports that 77 of Syria’s networks shut down on November 29, affecting 92 percent of networks in Syria. All 84 IP address blocks were unreachable, which, Renesys says, “effectively remov[es] the country from the Internet.” There are also reports that phones have been shut off in the Syrian capital, Damascus.

Greg Noth


Internet monitoring firm Akamai posted this graph, demonstrating the sharp drop in Internet traffic.

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