Update: Syrian Internet access has been restored as of about 8:30 a.m. PT. Full story here.
Syria has again been cut off from the rest of the online world.
Internet access for the battle-torn country has been down since Wednesday, 7:01 UTC (12:01 a.m. PDT), according to an update from Internet monitoring firm Renesys. A tweet from Renesys says that BGP (border gateway patrol) is down, inbound traceroutes are failing, and DNS severs and government Web sites are down.