Archiv: internet cut


17.02.2019 - 13:05 [ NPR.org ]

Russia Is Considering An Experiment To Disconnect From The Internet

As part of the experiment, communications oversight agency Roskomnadzor would examine whether data transmitted between Russia’s users can remain in the country without being rerouted to servers abroad, where it could be subjected to interception.

The exercise follows aspirations of building an autonomous Internet infrastructure with the support of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

09.02.2019 - 12:05 [ Bloomberg.com ]

U.K., Netherlands Lead EU Push for New Cyber Sanctions

The group is recommending that cyber penalties focus on individuals and entities. It said the door should also be left open to making cyber-crimes also subject to “sectoral measures.”

The EU has been mulling such a cyber sanctions regime since 2015 and the group of countries is pressing the bloc’s 28 nations to formally agree on the matter at a gathering of EU leaders in Brussels next week.

03.02.2019 - 20:30 [ ORF ]

Inselstaat Tonga ist wieder online

Das Kabel, das von der Asiatischen Entwicklungsbank, der Weltbank und dem staatlichen Unternehmen Tonga Cable Limited finanziert und 2013 installiert wurde, verbindet den Inselstaat mit dem Southern Cross Cabel, das Australien, Neuseeland, Fidschi und die Vereinigten Staaten vernetzt.

29.12.2018 - 14:47 [ The Bangkok Post ]

Bangladesh shuts mobile internet on tense election eve

Authorities have deployed around 600,000 police, army and other security forces, a senior official said, following a deadly campaign of clashes and the arrests of opposition activists.

The forces — which also include the elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), navy, border and coast guards and auxiliary police units — will guard some 40,000 election booths across the country.

08.12.2018 - 12:08 [ Charles Moore / Telegraph.co.uk ]

If Parliament manages to thwart Brexit, why would voters ever trust it again?

On Thursday, I was away from home and my desk. For information and news, therefore, I relied on my iPhone. But my iPhone is on the O2 network, which went into a coma at 5.30 that morning, so I had no information or news all day. As I needed to prepare for going on BBC Question Time that night, I was alarmed.

25.11.2018 - 14:53 [ Yonhap ]

KT repairs 50 pct of damage from fire

South Korea’s top fixed-line operator KT Corp. said Sunday it has repaired more than half of the network damage incurred from the fire that broke out in Seoul a day earlier.

„We have fixed 60 percent of the mobile network and 70 percent of the Internet lines, including credit card transactions,“ the company said, adding 50 percent of its corporate Internet lines have been repaired as well.