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Muslim activists: Fight extreme materials online with counter messages

Moderate Muslims and other people concerned with online radicalization efforts need to counter the extremist propaganda young Muslims are getting on the Web with more positive messages, members of the U.S. Islamic community said.

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Web suffered 9000 service outages in last five months

Outage Analyzer tracks Internet service and found that there have been 1413 full outages worldwide and nearly 8000 partial outages in the last five months.

Why some Web sites are much slower than others

John asked why one Web page "comes up right away, while another takes quite a long time to load."

Syrian Internet service comes back online

Internet traffic in and out of war-torn Syria has been restored after a disruption of nearly eight and a half hours, according to Internet traffic charts.

Syria disappears from the Internet again

Internet traffic to and from Syria, a country engulfed by civil war, again came to a halt on Wednesday, according to Internet monitoring company Renesys.

Internet back up in Syria after 20-hour outage

Syria suffered another Internet and mobile communications outage that lasted for about 20 hours. Service was restored earlier today.

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Downdetector.com scours Twittersphere to detect service outages faster

A Dutch startup has launched a service that studies data from social networks to quickly identify online service outages -- sometimes, it says, before the service providers know about the outages themselves.

Syria 'disappears' from the Internet, security firm says

Internet traffic to and from Syria, which is in the midst of a civil war, appears to have dried up.

Use Net Uptime Monitor to help diagnose Internet problems

When trying to troubleshoot a flaky Internet connection, this simple utility can help.

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North Korea close to 2 million 3G subscribers

Koryolink launched service in the final days of 2008 and has become one of the most visible foreign partnership success stories in the country.