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Syria Is Off the Internet Amid Fighting in Damascus

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All 84 of Syria’s IP address blocks have been unreachable since 5:26 a.m., according to the research firm Renesys, effectively wiping the war-torn nation off the face of the Internet. Web traffic bound for Syria, and traffic from Syria to the rest of the world, is at a halt.

The Associated Press cited reports from Syrian activists and internet company Akamai Technologies confirming the outage. Read More