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Egypt’s Internet, Smartphones Back Online

Facebook Source: electronista Egypt Internet and phones recover from censorship. Egypt on Wednesday finally recovered its Internet access after the Mubarak regime forced a blackout in a failed attempt to quash dissent. Both network activity tracking as well as various

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Blackberry Censorship? Where Will This All Stop?

Source: CNET Asia – By Vishnu Mahmud, Indonesia It’s been an interesting few weeks.  Indonesian Communications Minister Tifatul Sembiring a few weeks ago demanded Research in Motion (RIM) to block pornography on its Blackberry smartphones. Or its web service will

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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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Sex Education Please, Not Censorship

Source: The Jakarta Post – By Rinaldi Ridwan Communications and Information Technology Minister Tifatul Sembiring’s plan to ban BlackBerry service in Indonesia unless it filters pornographic content is a threat to our democratic way of life. We should be proud

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