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Five Years After Egypt

January 27, 2016 • This week marks a somber milestone in Internet history: the 5-year anniversary of former...

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Internet Returns to Aleppo, Syria

November 11, 2015 • In the past week, we have detected the first signs of the Internet returning to Syria’s...

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The Threat of Telecom Sabotage

October 30, 2015 • Earlier this week, an article in New York Times captured the world’s imagination with...

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Iran: Latest Nation to Host Critical Global Internet Infrastructure

September 28, 2015 • As crippling economic sanctions are poised to be lifted by the United States, Iran is starting...

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IPv4 Address Market Takes Off

April 6, 2015 • As the available supply of IPv4 addresses dwindles, the market for these virtual commodities...

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Kurdish ISPs enable growth of Iraqi Internet

July 22, 2014 • The recent violence in Iraq and the government’s actions to...

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Amid raging violence, Iraq orders Internet shutdowns

June 13, 2014 • Update (10:00ET, 14-Jun-2014): See below for a copy of Friday’s...

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Beware the Ides of March: Subsea Cable Cut Trend Continues

March 31, 2014 • Earlier this month, the International Cable Protection Committee, a submarine...

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Iraqi Government Tries, Fails to Shut Down Internet

October 14, 2013 • In an attempt to impose sanctions on its own ISPs over their failure to follow...

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Restoration of Internet in Aleppo, Syria

October 9, 2013 • Update #2 (11:40 AM ET, 11 Oct 2013) Aleppo returns Update (12:38 PM...

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Will Iran Follow Sudan in Leaving the Internet?

September 26, 2013 • As Iranian President Hasan Rouhani addressed the United Nations for...

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What’s Next For Syria’s Internet

August 30, 2013 • Update: Internet access in Aleppo, Syria down again as Turk Telekom...

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Tension in Turkey

June 1, 2013 • We’ve been asked all day to comment on the potential for Internet...

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Syrian Internet.. Fragility?

May 8, 2013 • Update (15:26 UTC, 15 May): Routes to Syrian networks have been restored, at...

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Gulf States Turn to Iran, Russia for Internet

April 22, 2013 •   Sometimes, it takes a real disaster to create something genuinely new....

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Faraway Fallout from Black Sea Cut

February 14, 2013 •   Last month, Wired.com‘s fascinating geological sciences blog,...

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Restoration in Syria

December 1, 2012 • Renesys confirms a largely complete restoration of the Syrian Internet this...