[tor-talk] Forget Iran- beware of US isp's

andre76 at fastmail.fm andre76 at fastmail.fm
Tue Apr 10 19:16:56 UTC 2012

Skipping the details such as location, an HUGE ISP in the US had
internet connection problems today.  Many websites couldn't be accessed.
 Sites that were of a political nature couldn't be reached.  Most search
"engines" could be accessed.

Imap and POP mail couldn't be retrieved. 

The very sites that couldn't be accessed by the usual route could be
accessed using Tor.

It seemed like the entire web, except for innocuous sites, couldn't be

Do any of you have a good explanation of what happened and why sites
couldn't be reached normally but accessed via Tor?

My translation is rather simple- THE MAN tested the kill switch and it

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