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After a 19.5 Hour Blackout, Syria’s on the Internet Once More

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At approximately 2:45 PM EDT yesterday May 7th, Syria lost its connection to the global Internet. After 19.5 hours offline, Syria came back online this morning at 10:13 AM EDT. Details are still lacking, but the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency has reported that the outage was caused by an “optic cable malfunction.”

 

(via The Next Web, image via Romana Klee)

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