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IDG News Service - With violence escalating, Libya is pulling the plug on its Internet connection.
Libya's main Internet service provider, General Post and Telecommunications Company, began to cut Internet access on Friday, said Earl Zmijewski, general manager with Internet monitoring company Renesys. "They started pulling the plug around 23:18 UTC today and are currently largely off the air," he said via e-mail. That was 1:18 a.m. Saturday, local time.
Libya appears to be taking its cue from Egypt, which cut off all Internet access at the end of January as it was roiled by street pro