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20th Century Mubarek Commits 21st Century Sin

Large parts of the Internet essentially went dark about midnight Egypt time after the government of President Hosni Mubarak, a longtime ally of Washington, ordered service providers and cell phone companies to shut down. “Under Egyptian legislation the authorities have the right to issue such an order and we are obliged to comply with it,” Vodafone, one of the largest cell phone carriers, in Egypt, said in a statement. … Continue reading20th Century Mubarek Commits 21st Century Sin