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Friday, January 28, 2011

Now we hear the internet's down in Syria [UPDATE]

oh, my... things are really moving FAST...!

On the same day that Egypt has suspended online activity, Syria has also blocked internet service, according to reports.

Syria is known for a tight control of the internet, which was tightened further after the unrest in Tunisia, reports Reuters. Now, Al Arabiya is reporting that internet services have gone down completely in the country. Previously, Syria had blocked programs that "allow access to Facebook Chat from cellphones," according to Reuters.

things are going so fast, it's hard to keep up...


according to a tweet from jeremy scahill, reports that syria's internet is down are false...

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