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[liberationtech] Internet off in Syria?

Walid AL-SAQAF admin at alkasir.com
Wed May 8 07:16:42 PDT 2013


Hi all,

It seems connectivity is slowly returning to Syria. I noticed some
connections from MTN-SYRIA to my server.
Sincerely,

Walid

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Walid Al-Saqaf
Founder & Administrator
alkasir for mapping and circumventing cyber censorship
https://alkasir.com

PGP: https://alkasir.com/doc/admin_alkasir_pub_key.txt


On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 11:19 AM, KheOps <kheops at ceops.eu> wrote:
> Morning/afternoon/evening all,
>
> Le 08/05/2013 09:54, Walid AL-SAQAF a écrit :
>> Hi Brian, Tiago and other friends,
>>
>> I can confirm that users from Syria have stopped using my Alkasir
>> servers for accessing the Internet since yesterday at noon. Looking at
>> my records, it appears it stopped totally after noticing a decline in
>> the number of connections in recent days. It appears that what we feared
>> would happen has just happened.
>>
>> Let's keep monitoring to see if any are able to get online from Syria.
>
> My DNS server traffic from Syria also dropped to zero.
>
> Some people have been working overnight to try to see if landlines still
> work in some cities, to see if dialup can be used.
>
> Info has been gathered there: https://pad.hacktivist.me/p/landlines
>
>
> Best,
> KheOps
>
>
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