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Syria Suffers Another Internet Blackout

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2013 | Technology

BEIRUT, May 15 (Reuters) - Internet connections between Syria and the rest of the world were down, a U.S. web tracking firm said on Wednesday, and p...

More Than Just a Cable

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 03.26.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Two years after arriving on Cuban soil, at a cost of $70 million and a thousand miles in length, the long fiber-optic serpent started to work. We had to learn, as so often happens, through the foreign media.

Cuba's Internet Cable From Venezuela Awakens

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 03.24.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

From the second week of January the U.S. company Renesys, which monitors Internet traffic, noted that the fiber optic cable between Cuba and Venezuela is active.

The Media and the Algeria Internet Rumors

Jillian York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jillian York

Well, here we go again... the mainstream media yesterday jumped on rumors that Algeria had shut down the Internet, with seemingly no effort to check facts with people on the ground.