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Iran cuts 95% of Internet traffic



Yeah sorry to say any email list or not is going to be one of the things that are not going to get through unless ... youâ??ve taken extra measures to circumvent that.

Personally, email would be the easiest to block behind riuting.

-- 
 J. Hellenthal

The fact that there's a highway to Hell but only a stairway to Heaven says a lot about anticipated traffic volume.

> On Dec 29, 2019, at 15:57, Scott Weeks <surfer at mauigateway.com> wrote:
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> 
> 
> :: If you're trying to get information in/out of a 
> :: society that is raising network barriers to 
> :: realtime communication, then you need methods 
> :: that don't rely on a network and aren't realtime.
> 
> 
> This is a great idea, but 99.9% of folks use GUI
> email. :-(
> 
> scott
> 
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> 
> 
> --- rsk at gsp.org wrote:
> 
> From: Rich Kulawiec <rsk at gsp.org>
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: Iran cuts 95% of Internet traffic
> Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2019 09:11:23 -0500
> 
> 
> And this is why, despite all the disdainful remarks labeling such
> things as "antiquated", mailing lists and Usenet newsgroups are vastly
> superior to web sites/message boards/et.al. when it comes to facilitating
> many-to-many communications between people.  Why?  Well, there are many
> reasons, but one of the applicable ones in this use case is that their
> queues can be written to media, physically transported in/out, and then
> injected either into an internal or external network seamlessly modulo the
> time delay.  And because the computing resources required to handle this
> are in any laptop or desktop made in the last decade, probably earlier.
> 
> If you're trying to get information in/out of a society that is raising
> network barriers to realtime communication, then you need methods that
> don't rely on a network and aren't realtime.
> 
> ---rsk
> 
> 
> 
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