Monday, August 22, 2011

Lybia re-connected to the World

"Libya starts to reconnect to internet"

"Libya's internet connections appear to be slowly coming back online after a six-month blackout.
The state-run internet service provider (ISP) carried a message on its website that said: "Libya, one tribe".
However, local people have reported patchy reliability with connections coming and going.
Internet traffic in Libya dropped to almost nothing in early March when Colonel Gaddafi's government pulled the plug in an attempt to suppress dissent.
With Tripoli under siege, and the rebels reportedly gaining the upper hand, the authorities' stranglehold on net connections appeared to be loosening.
Both Google's web analytics and Akamai's net monitoring service showed a spike in traffic coming from the country early on 22 August.
Akamai's director of market intelligence, David Belson, said that internet activity had increased almost 500%, although it had declined again later in the day. (...)"


Sylar said...

nice post ;)

August 22, 2011 at 11:42 PM
Anonymous said...

Its rly interesting mate ;)

August 23, 2011 at 10:39 AM
Linux and Life said...

Hope the Anon hackers dont shut this network down

August 23, 2011 at 3:44 PM
GHive said...

Makes me shiver just thinking about it, 6 month no internet? It's sorta depressing to recognize the truth would I live!?!?!?

August 23, 2011 at 4:31 PM

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