Syria Severed from Internet Again

For the second time this month, the civil war-torn nation of Syria lost its connection to the Internet this morning before emerging from the Internet blackout several hours later, according to information provided by Arbor Networks.Google’s Transparency report webpage revealed that at around 2:56 AM GMT, Syria’s connection to the outside Internet disappeared. The Internet then appeared to return at around 11:12 AM GMT. Google warns however, that these data points are still being finalized and should be interpreted with caution. Arbor’s Threat Level Analysis System expressed no such uncertainty.

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