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Test Affirms United States’ Ability to Circumvent Internet Censors

Source: nextGov – By Aliya Sternstein Jim Hollander/Landov A recent internal test by a federally-funded broadcaster shows that the U.S. government has the power to bypass foreign Internet censors by feeding news over a special e-mail system. How that capability

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Egypt Shuts Off Tech, Tries to Shut Up Protesters

Source: Fast Company – By Kit Eaton The Egyptian government, facing mass protests in the nation’s streets by citizens calling for regime change, has shut off the Internet, SMS, and BlackBerry service–and may have shuttered some mobile phone systems too.

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