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Egyptian Internet graphs, three ways

January 29, 2011  »  StatisticsNo Comment

As web traffic spiked, so did the Egyptian government’s fears of its power. Soon, most ISPs were instructed to shut down (only the stock market line remained up). Three charts show the action:

By showing outages, the Google Transparency Report visualizes disruptions in the free flow of information, whether it’s a government blocking information or a simple cable cut:

Click to explore Google Transparency Reports (which also show YouTube trends by country).

The disruption of Internet service is again apparent based on analysis from Arbor Networks, a global provider of DDoS denial of service attack protection, network security and visibility solutions:

Internet traffic flowing in and out of Egypt, Jan 27-28. {Arbor Networks}

A third group, Unveillance, monitors malware activity, something that remains active, political stability or not:

Malware activity in Egypt {unveillance}