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February 2, 2011

Egypt Gets ‘Part’ Of The Internet Back

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Facebook EgyptSearches are beginning to flow out of Egypt once again after the government today restored at least part of the internet connectivity they had stopped when protests broke out in the country last week.

While some reports say the internet has been “turned back on” there are other reports that major social networking services, including Facebook and Twitter are still being restricted.

The move to suppress Facebook and Twitter amidst rioting shouldn’t come as a surprise as those networks had been used to fuel large protest meetups and to fuel anti-government sentiments. read more

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