Egypt Gets Its Internet Back

Things aren't nearly settled yet in Egypt, but Internet access has been restored after a five-day outage imposed by the local government.

This morning, access slowly came back. Oddly enough, Noor, the final ISP to shut down, was also late in restoring service.

This means that access to Facebook and Twitter are back, which means that those who wish to tweet can do so the "old fashioned way" and use the Internet instead of the telephone.

Source: Renesys

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  • rmmil978
    Well people are being shot, set on fire, being stoned to death, stabbed and whatnot, but at least you can update your status now as "Just got set on fire, fml"
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  • rmmil978
    Well people are being shot, set on fire, being stoned to death, stabbed and whatnot, but at least you can update your status now as "Just got set on fire, fml"
  • zak_mckraken
    It's a step in the right direction.

    Also, you're very late Tom's. I've read this on another site like, 20 minutes ago.
    /sarcasm intended for jerks who spend their entire day reading tech sites and posting crap
  • rpmrush
    Ya agree with rmmil978's point. Internet access should be a worry that is far, far down on a list of priorities for Egyptians in their current state.