Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak and Other Officials Fined with 90 Million USD for Shutting the Internet

28 May, 2011

Shutting down the internet cost egypt millions of dollars according to studies in the mater, however that crime did not go unpunished.

An Egyptian court has ordered former egyptian president Husni Mubarak and other former officials to pay 90 Million USD for shutting down the internet and cell phone networks during the Egyptian revolution.

According to Aljazeera Mubarak is sentenced to pay 200 million Egyptian pounds (1 Egyptian pound = 0.16787 U.S. dollars), former prime minister Ahmed Nathef 40 million EP, and former interior minister Habib Al Adli 300  million EGP for damages that “the national economy has suffered.”

It is worth mentioning that the former regime blocked Twitter other websites before shutting down the internet.

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