Thursday, January 19, 2006

Communications severed in Nepal ahead of planned anti-govt rally :: Khaleej Times

KATMANDU, Nepal - Nepal’s government severed telephone and Internet services on Thursday, cutting off communications in an apparent attempt to foil organizers of an anti-government rally planned for the following day in Katmandu.

Look for more countries to adopt this strategy. As we saw in several cases in 2005, mobile phones and the Internet have revolutionized coordination of revolutionaries.


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