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Submission + - U.S. has secret tools to force internet on dictato (cnn.com)

4phun writes: When Hosni Mubarak shut down Egypt's internet and cellphone communications, it seemed that all U.S. officials could do was ask him politely to change his mind.
But the American military does have a second set of options, if it ever wants to force connectivity on a country against its ruler's wishes.
There's just one wrinkle. "It could be considered an act of war,

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome. -- Dr. Johnson