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Iran cuts 95% of Internet traffic



On Sun, Dec 29, 2019 at 6:02 PM Keith Medcalf <kmedcalf at dessus.com> wrote:
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> Why would anyone with anything important to say use somethingmail.com
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> Somethingmail.com is not e-mail.  It is a Giggle Gaggle Google thing.

huh what?
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somethingmail.com. 172795 IN NS ns2.allnotrisk.com.
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somethingmail.com. 172795 IN NS ns3.allnotrisk.com.


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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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> >-----Original Message-----
> >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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> >scott
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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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