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Web Monitor: 100 Percent of Syria's Internet Just Shut Down

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Aleppo, Syria

Abu Mahmud, a 20-year-old technician, works on a laptop in Aleppo.

Credit: Tauseef Mustafa-AFP/Getty Images

It appears that the Syrian government may have just taken a drastic measure it has conspicuously avoided over the nearly two years of fighting: cutting itself off from the Internet. Renesys, a Web-monitoring service, reported Thursday morning that sweeping outages in Syria had shut down 92 percent of the country’s routed networks.

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