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[liberationtech] Internet off in Syria?

Nadim Kobeissi nadim at nadim.cc
Wed May 8 17:23:54 PDT 2013


As someone with experience in the area, I can attest that loss of power is
a likely cause or contributor.


NK


On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 8:21 PM, Andrew Lewis <me at andrewlew.is> wrote:

> I'd say loss of power or something similar. I don't think they have
> reliable generators. Wasn't Damascus without power for most of yesterday?
> Or it could be an actual technical error within STE, everyone feeds to STE
> before it heads overseas.
>
> Andrew
>
> On May 9, 2013, at 3:05 AM, Enrique Piraces <piracee at hrw.org> wrote:
>
>  What type of technical error could have caused this?
>
>  Thx
>  On May 8, 2013, at 10:55 AM, Rafal Rohozinski wrote:
>
>  The SecDev's Syria Operations Group detected 60 of 67 net blocks
> returning  at 1600 hrs. local time. Connectivity is restored in most major
> cities and governorates with the exception of those with damaged
> infrastructure (see embedded map).  Circumvention systems are back online.
>
>  Sources in Syria suggest that the blackout may have been caused by a
> technical error rather than intentionally.
>
>  Further info at: https://www.facebook.com/Syrian.DS
>
>  Rafal
>
>
>  On May 8, 2013, at 10:50 AM, Enrique Piraces <piracee at hrw.org> wrote:
>
> I see a few machines from Syrian Computer Society are accessible.
>
>
> On May 8, 2013, at 10:16 AM, Walid AL-SAQAF wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> It seems connectivity is slowly returning to Syria. I noticed some
> connections from MTN-SYRIA to my server.
> Sincerely,
>
> Walid
>
> -----------------
>
> 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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