archiveegypt

Egyptian painting
Web

Egypt moves to block online pornography

Egypt's public prosecutor has ordered that government authorities must take appopriate steps to block online pornography in the Arab Republic in order to preserve the "values and traditions of the Egyptian people".
Libya pulls plug on internet via @labovit/@arbornetworks
Web

Can Libya’s government bring down URL shortener bit.ly?

Following successful mass protests in Tunisia and Egypt thousands of protesters have been taking part in demonstrations in Libya, which included a “Day of Anger” on Friday. However, concerns have been raised that if Gaddafi’s government were to shut down internet access, as happened in Egypt, bit..ly links, which are shared by millions of twitter users every day, will become unusable.