31 Jan

TechCrunch – Egypt Shuts Down Noor, Its Last ISP

We’re hearing reports on Twitter that the coverage of Noor Group’s DSL service, Egypt’s last standing ISP which powers the Egyptian Stock Exchange as well as sites of major brands like Coca Cola and Exxon Mobile is being shut down, meaning the nation will lose nearly all the remaining high-speed links to the outside world.

via TechCrunch – Egypt Shuts Down Noor, Its Last ISP. This is so weird and disturbing the idea of a political entity being able to just disconnect itself from the internet.