[NA-Discuss] Fwd: The Internet Society on Egypt’s Internet shutdown

gbruen at knujon.com gbruen at knujon.com
Sun Jan 30 23:36:26 UTC 2011

Does anyone know what our counterparts in AFRALO are saying?

As I said in another forum when a government takes these extraordinary steps 
it is an admission they have lost control.

From: "Eric Brunner-Williams" <ebw at abenaki.wabanaki.net>
Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2011 6:10 PM
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Subject: Re: [NA-Discuss] Fwd: The Internet Society on Egypt’s Internet 

> On 1/30/11 4:48 PM, Avri Doria wrote:
>> From all the report I have seen, the cut was not related to the DNS.  So 
>> names, and hence the GNSO/NCUC would seem to have little to say.
> The prefix withdrawal timeline is available here:
> http://stat.ripe.net/egypt/
> Cowie has a nice write up here:
> http://www.renesys.com/blog/2011/01/egypt-leaves-the-internet.shtml
> Discussed extensively on NANOG and MENOG, though more on NANOG.
> Only Noor's prefixes remain announced. Earlier today I was looking at
> the Egyptian Stock Exchange (which lost more than 10% today), for
> which only one of its three nameservers are on non-withdrawn prefixes.
> Eric
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