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Re: Myanmar Internet turned off

  • From: Marshall Eubanks
  • Date: Wed Oct 03 23:21:00 2007

On Oct 3, 2007, at 11:08 PM, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote:

On 10/4/07, Marshall Eubanks <[email protected]> wrote:

Given the 6 hour sampling, I have to assume that there have been
other short term re-appearances of routes to Burma.
Whether this is due to internal struggles, accidents, or urgent needs
for data transfer I cannot say.

I believe the NYT said something about embassies, international organizations and such being allowed to retain their dedicated satellite connectivity?

That would be hard to detect using BGP. Also hard to detect would be the status of VPNs on the same circuits as are used for Internet transit.