Internet News - In Brief


- The Internet was cut in Mogadishu due to telecommunication equipment hit by stray shells in the latest round of fighting. The three major telecommunications companies, Nationlink, Hormood and Olympic, have their most important equipment at Bakara market, which has been a flashpoint in the fighting between insurgents and government troops backed by African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) peacekeepers in the past two weeks.

- Uncensored cyberspace emerged after the Tunisian revolution. For young people, a wide-open web is exciting. For parents who see the dangers in limitless browsing, it is a nightmare.  Pornographic websites are now the most visited in Tunisia, internet information company, Alexa revealed last month.