Monday, February 25, 2008

Pakistan causes worldwide YouTube outage

Most of the world's Internet users lost access to YouTube for several hours Sunday after an attempt by Pakistan's government to block access domestically affected other countries. The outage highlighted yet another of the Internet's vulnerabilities, coming less than a month after broken fiber-optic cables in the Mediterranean took Egypt off line and caused communications problems from the Middle East to India.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080225/ap_on_hi_te/youtube_outage_pakistan

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