27 Jan '11, 12am

Facebook reported inaccessible in Egypt (via ST iPhone App)

WASHINGTON - A WEBSITE that monitors Internet traffic was receiving reports on Wednesday that Facebook was inaccessible in Egypt, a day after Twitter was blocked amid anti-government unrest. Asked about the social network's status in Egypt, a Facebook spokesman referred AFP to Herdict.org, a project of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. The Herdict.org website listed two reports of www.facebook.com being inaccessible in Egypt. There was no immediate reply from Herdict.org to a request for further information about the status of Facebook in Egypt, where tens of thousands of demonstrators have staged protests against President Hosni Mubarak and his 30-year rule. Twitter said its service remained blocked in Egypt as of 2200 GMT on Wednesday but that some people were using third-party applications or proxy servers to successfully send 'tweets' at ...

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