Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Egyptian Internet Coming Back.

Egyptian Internet Coming Back.
Looks like Egyptian Internet is coming back online which is good news. On the other hand we hear about violence spreading in that country.
Egypt cut off all connections from the world earlier gradually. On January 27, 2011 the internet connections in Egypt dropped drastically and people were no able to get the information in or out as on 31st of January, all the connections to Egypt was dropped. But institutions like Google, Twitter came out with alternative methods for people to get the words out.
Egyptian Internet providers returned to the Internet at 09:29:31 UTC (11:29am Cairo time). Websites such as theEgyptian Stock Exchange, Commercial International Bank of Egypt, MCDR, and the US Embassy in Cairo, are once again reachable.
Let us see if we could see any good news coming out now.
Renesys via Matt Cutts (Twitter)


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