We don’t know yet for certain whether this is the result of fighting or whether Assad has finally hit some sort of kill switch for his country, but as of today, the Syrian Internet has gone down.
Are these the desperation moves of a regime at the end of its rope or a technical problem? Is Assad about to crack down even more brutally and needs to keep information from leaking out of the country? We don’t know anything. Here are two links (renesys, Google) we’ll be monitoring here at Via Meadia to keep on top of this story.