Egypt's big internet disconnect [guardian]
Egypt shuts down its net with a series of phone calls [wired]
Twitter shut down [wired]
This is why I sometimes write political omg no she said 'political' it's just not... done material you're supposed to be post-post ironically detached into an ostensive art diary/journal/cv/entertainment psychomirror diary of a mad webwalker?... mostly having to do with the politics of information and divergent mental states.
Viva l'Internet! Hurrah for connectivity! Down with the real bandwidth pirates!
Information just wants to be free. This is our frontier; this is our country of the mind and of the net. This is suppression of the people's right to assembly and to converse. This is relevant to everything I believe about living in and being part of the network of this technology and of the people inhabiting, forming and shaping it as the communications medium of the next century.
I know, it's a corny emotional soapbox dramatic but hey- it's my blog ^_^