Interruption of Internet services in the Sudan

Sep

26

2013

Interruption of Internet services in the Sudan
This comes amid rioting in the capital Khartoum for lifting of government subsidies on fuel.

News reports said that Government authorities in Sudan Wednesday, cutting off the Internet for the country after riots swept the capital Khartoum for lifting of government subsidies on fuel.

Asserted (Renesys) competent to control the Internet, a number of companies, through Tweet published via its account in micro-blogging site Twitter, where she said that Sudan had “separated themselves” from the Internet amid rioting in Khartoum.

It should be noted that a number of States saw similar interruptions during Arabic revolutions “Arab spring”, where the charges for the Governments of Egypt, Libya and Syria cut off the Web for their countries with the aim of preventing anti-Darfur from communicating with the outside.

Syria was a more experienced discontinuity full Internet services, as happened in June 2011, then in July 2012andNovember 2012 (two-day). Andin may the country witnessed severances on the Internet, the Government attributed the cause to malfunction in the optical cable.
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