BREAKING: Egyptian Authorities Block Twitter, Bambuser and Other Websites #jan25

25 Jan, 2011

Egyptian authorities went into blocking spree, Egyptian users told ArabCrunch that  Twitter is blocked where the hashtag #jan25 is being used to update users about the revolution in Egypt against government dictatorship and corruption. VodaFone Egypt Twitter account confirms this with this tweet.

other web sites reported blocked are:

Bambuser.com to prevent live streaming of demonstrations

Websites and newspapers reporting live about the demonstrations in Arabic:

http://dostor.org/

http://www.shorouknews.com/

http://elbadil.net/

There are no shortage in options to bypass censorship, tor project comes handy.

#image inspiration credits.

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  6. N  |  January 25th, 2011 at 10:10 PM #

    go to internet options >> connections >> LAN settings (ta7t)
    then paste: 187.50.79.132 (past this in ‘address’)
    & 8080 (in ‘port’)
    & check the box for use proxy & bypass betaa3

    i can see all sites

  7. Guest of a Guest | Rachelle’s Reading List: Tuesday, January 25, 2011  |  January 25th, 2011 at 10:20 PM #

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  9. Quora  |  February 19th, 2011 at 8:14 PM #

    What is the future of citizen journalism?…

    Semantics aside, I think we’re already seeing the future. The ready availability of broadcast tools beyond Twitter, blogs and so on (audio sharing via AudioBoo and SoundCloud, live streaming via mobile services like Bambuser) makes citizen journalism …

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