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Egypt court orders YouTube blocked for a month over anti-Islam film

A Cairo court on Saturday ordered the government to block access to the video-sharing website YouTube for 30 days for carrying an anti-Islam film that caused deadly riots across the world.


Fears that Syria may shut down Internet


There are growing fears that the regime could shut down the Internet across the country, similar to what was done in Egypt during its January 2011 uprising, which brought communication in Cairo to a near standstill.


Mubarak Reportedly Fined $90M for Cutting Internet

An Egyptian judge has fined Hosni Mubarak and two other former officials $90 million for government-imposed telecommunication disruptions during the popular uprising earlier this year.


'Hacktivists' launch second attack on Egypt

Well, that didn’t take long. No sooner had the government of Egypt restored Internet service to its citizens early Wednesday than the loosely organized cybervandals known as Anonymous were back at work trying to knock official Egyptian websites offline.


Foreign telecommunications companies stepping in to connect Egypt protesters to Internet

Foreign telecommunications companies are helping to provide Egyptians with Internet access over fixed phone lines after the Cairo government's shutdown of online and cellular services.


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