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Infographics: Internet Censorship is Rampant Around the World:
Egypt’s Internet may be back on,  but that country’s weeklong web blackout was a wake-up call to the rest  of the world about just how fragile the intertubes really are. Ars Technica has a detailed technical breakdown of how Internet “kill switches” work—  in Egypt’s case, it was basically just a matter of cracking down on the  country’s four major ISPs — but for an at-a-glance visual distillation  of the who/what/why of web censorship, it’s hard to beat this sobering set of infographics.
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Infographics: Internet Censorship is Rampant Around the World:

Egypt’s Internet may be back on, but that country’s weeklong web blackout was a wake-up call to the rest of the world about just how fragile the intertubes really are. Ars Technica has a detailed technical breakdown of how Internet “kill switches” work— in Egypt’s case, it was basically just a matter of cracking down on the country’s four major ISPs — but for an at-a-glance visual distillation of the who/what/why of web censorship, it’s hard to beat this sobering set of infographics.

[Click to visit interactive version]

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