Pakistan removes itself from the internet

February 26, 2008

Pakistan recently has removed itself from the Internet

The Pakistani government recently ordered the censorship of blasphemous material on youtube. The way which the main ISP within Pakistan decided to do this was by re-routing traffic from youtube to essentially anywhere. The first thing which happened was that youtube disappeared of the Internet for a few hours, and the second was that Pakistan caused an denial of service attack against itself.



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