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What happened to Syria's internet?

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Syria's country-wide internet outage has been blamed on "terrorists" and a cable fault, but content delivery service and domain name provider CloudFlare's own investigation points to a very different cause. If the blackout were caused by a damaged cable, all four connections — three of which are underground — would have to be cut simultaneously, CloudFlare observes. To read the company's take on what really happened behind the "deeply troubling" events and see what Syrians were surfing moments before the blackout, check out the source link below.