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Iran cuts 95% of Internet traffic



Why would anyone with anything important to say use somethingmail.com

Somethingmail.com is not e-mail.  It is a Giggle Gaggle Google thing.

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

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>From: NANOG <nanog-bounces at nanog.org> On Behalf Of Scott Weeks
>Sent: Sunday, 29 December, 2019 15:38
>To: nanog at nanog.org
>Subject: Re: Iran cuts 95% of Internet traffic
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>--- jhellenthal at dataix.net wrote:
>From: "J. Hellenthal" <jhellenthal at dataix.net>
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>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.
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>Personally, email would be the easiest to block behind
>riuting.
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>After I sent the email I started to realize I likely
>misunderstood.  I hesitated to correct that to the list,
>but here I go. :)
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>> 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.
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>I believe he meant similar to *nix boxes where you could
>just copy the files in $HOME/mail (or where ever it is)
>onto media and once the data is out of the country it can
>be copied onto another mail system's $HOME/mail and then
>shared with the unblocked part of the internet.  Not a
>user account on somethingmail.com, but rather the entire
>$HOME/mail of all accounts and mailed to someone else who
>is somewhere else on a regular basis.  Also, the reverse
>path for receiving mail in the repressive country.
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>A good idea either way.  KISS works. :)
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> J. Hellenthal
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>The fact that there's a highway to Hell but only a stairway to Heaven
>says a lot about anticipated traffic volume.
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>> 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.
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>> This is a great idea, but 99.9% of folks use GUI
>> email. :-(
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>> scott
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>> --- rsk at gsp.org wrote:
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>> 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
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>> 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.
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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.
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>> ---rsk
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