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Egyptian ‘Net Killed By Intimidation, Not a Switch

February 18th, 2011 02:28 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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jfruhlinger writes “In the wake of the Egyptian revolution of the past weeks, much tech buzz has focused on the ‘kill switch’ that Mubarak’s government used to try to stop Internet-based networking. The New York Times gives the details. As blogger Kevin Fogarty points out, the process involved less high-tech derring do and more intimidation of tech workers by regime thugs.”

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