Syria goes offline as Google touts free, open internet

| Print |  Email
Thursday, November 29, 2012


CBS News: The internet went down across Syria, as Google called for people to support global web access.

 

Syria has gone offline and, as of right now, the country is cut off from the rest of the world. Even as questions over how long Syria will remain blacked out loom, the future of the Internet is set to be negotiated in a meeting that could result in changes to a global treaty.

"Can't call Syria. Scary blackout, as if things can get scarier still," @BSyria tweeted Thursday, as reports started coming in that the country was experiencing service disruptions.

Read More.

 

More Articles

Reader Input: Energy Overload

June 2015
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

We asked readers to weigh in on the fossil fuel-green energy equation.


Read more...

Department of Self-Promotion

Linda Baker
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

061715-awards1Oregon Business wins journalism awards.


Read more...

6 key things to know about summer baseball in Oregon

The Latest
Friday, June 05, 2015
basedthumbBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

As temperatures in Oregon creep into the 90s this weekend, Oregonians' thoughts are turning to — summer baseball.


Read more...

Preserving the Legacy

July/August 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY KIM MOORE | PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

A New York floral and gift business takes on the iconic Harry & David brand.


Read more...

5 things to know about veterans in the workforce

The Latest
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
070215-vetsthumbBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

There are more than 10 million former military members working in the United States.


Read more...

Loose Talk

July/August 2015
Friday, July 10, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

When gossip crosses the line.


Read more...

Brain Storm

July/August 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY CAMILLE GRIGSBY-ROCCA

Can the brave new world of neurotechnology help an OHSU surgeon find a cure for obesity?


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS