05 Feb '11, 11am

[TR] Google, Facebook and Twitter speak out against Egypt’s Internet ban

[TR] Google, Facebook and Twitter speak out against Egypt’s Internet ban

As Egypt is rocked by continuing protests against President Hosni Mubarak, Google, Facebook and Twitter have spoken out against Egypt’s Internet ban, breaking with the usual corporate wall of silence in such scenarios. By News Wires (text) AFP - Google, Facebook and Twitter, breaking with the usual practice of corporate silence, are speaking out forcefully against the Internet blockade by the Egyptian authorities. As Egypt is rocked by continuing protests against President Hosni Mubarak, the three companies spawned by the Internet have criticized the attempt by the authorities to sever the nation of 80 million people from the Web. While corporate responsibility has been a front-burner issue since companies were pressured into cutting ties with apartheid South Africa decades ago, experts said the statements and moves by the three Web giants were unusual. “Usually with most ...

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