Not just the Internet
Posted Jan 28, 2011 19:40 UTC (Fri) by JoeBuck
Parent article: Egypt Leaves the Internet (Renesys blog)
They've cut the international phone lines, they've lost control of the streets (vast crowds of demonstrators are defying the curfew), and the ruling party's headquarters is now on fire. The Internet cutoff is the least of it, and those of you talking about technological ways around the Internet block are missing the point. The best reporting is coming from al Jazeera, which has reporters on the ground all over the country with satellite phones.
Either the government will fall or massive repression will be required to save it.
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