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Originally posted by discuzz
At least one Egyptian ISP, Noor Group, has not complied with the blackout.
5 Al-Jazeera journalists just got arrested in Egypt. Over the weekend, Al-Jazeera had its Cairo bureau shut down, though the network has still been able to keep reports going via call-ins and other on-the-ground dispatches. The network has also had a camera at Tahrir Square, though it's not clear how long they'll be able to keep that going.
With a deep investment in the status quo, Israel is watching what a senior official calls "an earthquake in the Middle East" with growing concern. The official says the Jewish state has faith that the security apparatus of its most formidable Arab neighbor, Egypt, can suppress the street demonstrations that threaten the dictatorial rule of President Hosni Mubarak. Source
Egypt’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Dr. Tarek Kamel said that “the increasing desire of world companies to increase their investments in Egypt, most notably Vodafone’s, is a confirmation that the ICT sector in Egypt is just on the right track and is still able to assimilate much more investments”.