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Sunday, February 20, 2011

Libya Shuts Down Internet

Rensys reports that Libya has completely shut down their Internet as of midnight Saturday local time. "Renesys confirms that the 13 globally routed Libyan network prefixes were withdrawn... and Libya is off the Internet. One Libyan route originated by Telecom Italia directly is still BGP-reachable, but inbound traceroutes appear to die in Palermo. A minority of our peers report some surviving paths through the peering connection between Level3 and Telecom Italia, but traceroutes into those prefixes fail, suggesting that the Libyan cutoff is complete. "

via www.readwriteweb.com

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