Politics & Policy

Internet Restricted in Bahrain

The regime is evidently taking a page from Hosni Mubarak. James Glanz reports:

As protests have erupted in Bahrain over the last several days, the government has severely restricted the access of its citizens to the Internet, new data from an organization that monitors Internet traffic strongly suggests.

The data, collected by Arbor Networks, is the first quantitative confirmation that Internet traffic into and out of Bahrain has suffered an anomalous drop over the past days.