Syria Shuts Off Internet

June 3, 2011

padlock.jpgToday, Syria joined the lengthening list of countries who have cut themselves off from the world and their own people by turning off its Internet. In the words of Freedom House:

“In a bid to limit Syrians’ access to information and keep the outside world from learning the full truth about the government’s campaign of violence, Syrian authorities shut down internet access and cell phone networks early this morning, with the exception of certain government services.”

Article source: RRW


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