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Internet blocked in Algeria?
- Subject: Internet blocked in Algeria?
- From: mikea at mikea.ath.cx (mikea)
- Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2011 17:05:35 -0600
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
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On Sat, Feb 12, 2011 at 05:01:12PM -0500, Joly MacFie wrote:
> Any confirmation of internet blocking?
> As massive street demonstrations are met with widespread violence in
> Algeria, the country is reporting that many Facebook accounts have been
> deleted or blocked by the government, in an effort to stifle protests
> against President Abdelaziz Boutifleka, activists on Twitter reported around
> midday in the country.
> They also said that the government is working fast to cut off all Internet
> providers in the country.
At least some websites, though not all of them, that are linked off
seem to be working OK. I grant they're all government, but they're up
and serving requests.
Mike Andrews, W5EGO
mikea at mikea.ath.cx
Tired old sysadmin