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Egyptians are Bypassing Internet Shutdown

The Egyptian authorities have blocked internet access and text messaging after a video of man shot by brutal police force was posted on Youtube, but it didn’t stop Egyptian internet users from posting about the escalating situation in Cairo. While Twitter and Facebook are being blocked, many users are bypassing the block through proxy servers and third-party applications like TweetDeck and Hootsuite.

via Egyptians are Bypassing Internet Shutdown – US News Source.

Lifehacker is also keeping a list of ways Egyptians can get on the net.  Everything from old school dial up and DSL to TOR.  Have a read here:

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