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Re: NYTimes: Egypt Leaders Found ‘Off’ Switch for Internet



It also seems like a question that could be decided empirically.  Can
anyone on here comment on whether or not the BGP session ended
gracefully and the link lights remained lit?

--Richard



On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 9:09 AM, Marshall Eubanks <tme at americafree.tv> wrote:
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> On Feb 16, 2011, at 12:15 AM, Joly MacFie wrote:
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>> http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/16/technology/16internet.html
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>> There has been intense debate both inside and outside Egypt on whether the
>>> cutoff at 26 Ramses Street was accomplished by surgically tampering with the
>>> software mechanism that defines how networks at the core of the Internet
>>> communicate with one another, or by a blunt approach: simply cutting off the
>>> power to the router computers that connect Egypt to the outside world.
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> I do remember some intense debate, here and elsewhere, but I somehow don't remember those as being the primary debate parameters.
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> Regards
> Marshall
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