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More global warming: Internet out in the Middle East…

When I heard this news story, my first thought was that maybe the severe and unusual cold weather snap may have been the direct cause. But, a news story suggests that the chaos called by the severe weather snap may have indirectly been the cause…

From the Seattle Times:

Middle East Internet service disrupted
By The Associated Press and Bloomberg News

CAIRO, Egypt — Internet outages disrupted business and personal usage across a wide swath of the Middle East on Wednesday after an undersea cable in the Mediterranean was damaged, government officials and Internet-service providers said.

An official who works in the customer-care department of Internet service provider DU said the problem was with a cable between Alexandria, Egypt, and Palermo, Italy.

Six ships were diverted from the port at Alexandria because of bad weather, and one may have severed the cables with an anchor, said a spokesman for Flag Telecom Group, which operates one of the cables.

India and countries across the Middle East experienced slow Internet connections and problems making international calls to the U.S. and Europe, the spokesman said. The break will take 12 to 15 days to fix, he said.

“It’s a national disaster,” said Joseph Metry, network supervisor at Orascom Telecom, the biggest mobile-phone company in the Middle East and North Africa. The problem is affecting all Egyptian Internet users, Metry said…

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