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Old Mar 29th 2010, 9:28 am
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Default aaggh, is etisalat playing silly buggers...

...i'm having massive problems at the mo with the internet...either a page comes up blank but says done, or images appear as boxes with red crosses (just now, the smilies box on the right has half of them like this for example...)...

last night, couldn't access various websites at all, including be and facebook...this morning, it's hotmail...

anyone having the same issue, and anyone know what's going on...?

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Old Mar 29th 2010, 9:29 am
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I am with Du so not experiencing it but it has been mentioned on Twitter quite a bit so there must be a problem somewhere.
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Old Mar 29th 2010, 9:31 am
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Default Re: aaggh, is etisalat playing silly buggers...

Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
...i'm having massive problems at the mo with the internet...either a page comes up blank but says done, or images appear as boxes with red crosses (just now, the smilies box on the right has half of them like this for example...)...

last night, couldn't access various websites at all, including be and facebook...this morning, it's hotmail...

anyone having the same issue, and anyone know what's going on...?

MM, xx
Yep, similar issues at home and at the office. My eim email won't load the messages. Frikking Etishite.
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Old Mar 29th 2010, 9:37 am
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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
...i'm having massive problems at the mo with the internet...either a page comes up blank but says done, or images appear as boxes with red crosses (just now, the smilies box on the right has half of them like this for example...)...

last night, couldn't access various websites at all, including be and facebook...this morning, it's hotmail...

anyone having the same issue, and anyone know what's going on...?

MM, xx
There's a dedicated site where you can report such matters:

www.godyourebloodyuselessetisalat.ae
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Old Mar 29th 2010, 9:38 am
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Default Re: aaggh, is etisalat playing silly buggers...

Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
...i'm having massive problems at the mo with the internet...either a page comes up blank but says done, or images appear as boxes with red crosses (just now, the smilies box on the right has half of them like this for example...)...

last night, couldn't access various websites at all, including be and facebook...this morning, it's hotmail...

anyone having the same issue, and anyone know what's going on...?

MM, xx
yup - same same... I figure some new filter thing, but it's buggering up facebook business fan page entries etc and it's making my work all that more frustrating right now...
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There's a dedicated site where you can report such matters:

www.godyourebloodyuselessetisalat.ae
hahahaha, i wish...

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Originally Posted by Autonomy View Post
yup - same same... I figure some new filter thing, but it's buggering up facebook business fan page entries etc and it's making my work all that more frustrating right now...
yeah, it's a total pain in the arse...again...

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Default Re: aaggh, is etisalat playing silly buggers...

Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
...i'm having massive problems at the mo with the internet...either a page comes up blank but says done, or images appear as boxes with red crosses (just now, the smilies box on the right has half of them like this for example...)...

last night, couldn't access various websites at all, including be and facebook...this morning, it's hotmail...

anyone having the same issue, and anyone know what's going on...?

MM, xx
Du was also down last night...could not access the internet for about an hour. Perhaps the authorities are upgrading their censorship/filter software?
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It was bad yesterday, seemed ok this morning but playing up again now. It just seems to be random!!
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Old Mar 29th 2010, 10:33 am
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Last weekend for about 4 hours, the Du filter was 90% off... lots of dodgy and unislamic sites were unblocked, the only site that gave the yellow warning page was flickr!
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Last weekend for about 4 hours, the Du filter was 90% off... lots of dodgy and unislamic sites were unblocked, the only site that gave the yellow warning page was flickr!
what is it with them banning flickr?! There are loads of nice, happy pictures and plants and landscapes and stuff on it... nothing subversive!
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I doubt it's connected, but the web was inaccessible all last night here in Libya (we are on a satellite feed at work), and apparently it's because of the Arab summit. Or summat.
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what is it with them banning flickr?! There are loads of nice, happy pictures and plants and landscapes and stuff on it... nothing subversive!
There are pictures of breasts, and people having fun, and babies being thrown out with bathwater...
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There are pictures of breasts, and people having fun, and babies being thrown out with bathwater...
oh, yeah, you're right... can't be dealing with that kind of perversity.
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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
...i'm having massive problems at the mo with the internet...either a page comes up blank but says done, or images appear as boxes with red crosses (just now, the smilies box on the right has half of them like this for example...)...

last night, couldn't access various websites at all, including be and facebook...this morning, it's hotmail...

anyone having the same issue, and anyone know what's going on...?

MM, xx
I am having the same problems.

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