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The government doesn't have their own routers and switches that they can just "power off" to halt the Internet. Sure, they have their own infrastructure, but that's not going to kill the Internet. The Internet in the US is huge and much bigger than many other countries. This includes the amount of data as well as the number of companies (ISPs) involved. ...


Usually, the government will physically disable (usually just by unplugging or powering down) critical routers within their jurisdiction. It is not possible to bypass these, as there is a physical barrier that you cannot reasonably control. Unfortunately your only options are to either find an ISP that the government does not control (if that exists, they ...

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