Caucasus internet outage (2011)
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|Actor||Individual based in Georgia|
|Target systems||International fibre optic cable in Georgia|
|Method||In March 2011, a person in Georgia accidentally damaged an international fibre optic cable that connected parts of Caucasus with Europe.|
|Result||The incident caused a 12 hour internet outage in Armenia, with partial disruptions in Georgia and Azerbaijan.|
|Analysed in||Scenario 24: Internet blockage|
- Giorgi Lomsadze, ‘A Shovel Cuts Off Armenia’s Internet’ Wall Street Journal (8 April 2011).