Egypt goes offline

Posted by on Jan 29, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Link seen on The Register:

Renesys has blogged about the entire country of Egypt being disconnected from the Internet.  It’s an interesting read:

What happens when you disconnect a modern economy and 80,000,000 people from the Internet? What will happen tomorrow, on the streets and in the credit markets? This has never happened before, and the unknowns are piling up.

Go read both articles and consider how even Western governments have been clamoring for a ‘kill switch‘ on the Internet.