Tech Companies Side With Egypt Protesters

Thu, 02/03/2011 - 3:54am

It's been hard to avoid coverage about the massive protests happening in Egypt right now, or the news that the government effectively activated an internet "kill switch," which cut off protesters from spreading images and video to the outside world. In an effort to help foster a democratic, open society in Egypt, technology companies like Google, and groups like Tor, have initiated projects to help get the word out in a variety of ways. Some are very low-tech, while others are top-of-the-line.

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