Egypt back online, but some sites kept offline

Renesys earlier confirmed that Egyptian internet providers had returned to the internet just before 09:30 UTC; however, a few important sites mysteriously went back offline a short while later. came online for a brief period, but then went offline again less than an hour later:

Before Egypt shut down internet access, the online collective Anonymous had been carrying out a distributed denial of service attack against this site; however, that attack did not appear to succeed at the time. Meanwhile, has been online solidly since Egypt returned to the internet, whereas has been coming and going:

This site was also attacked as part of an online protest by Anonymous, which resulted in some short outages on 26th January. A tweet from AnonymousIRC suggests that this site may be being kept offline by a second DDoS attack:

We are continuing to monitor the performance of several Egyptian sites at