Egypt Goes Online Again

2 Feb, 2011

Few hours ago ArabCrunch sources inside Egypt told us that the internet is back to the country and that there is no blocking of any site.

Egyptian authorities turned off the internet on the 28th of last month in a bid to end the demonstrations in Egypt. It also blocked Facebook Twitter and other sites as these platforms are used by activist to coordinate demonstrations locations and inform the world about what is happing in Egypt amid the growing protests, however these tactics did not work as around 2 million egyptian demonstrated yesterday in Tahreer square in cairo asking for the resignation of Egypt’s president Husni Mubarak.

Opera the company behind the popular browsers opera has confirmed the restoration of the internet as it said that traffic from egypt is some how back to normal.

Sources to Ac also confirmed that BlackBerry services and 3G access are back too.

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