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As Egypt goes offline US gets internet ‘kill switch’ bill ready

As Egypt goes offline US gets internet ‘kill switch’ bill ready
By Ben Grubb and Asher Moses
January 31, 2011

As Egypt’s government attempts to crackdown on street protests by shutting down internet and mobile phone services, the US is preparing to reintroduce a bill that could be used to shut down the internet.

Read the full article @ http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/as-egypt-goes-offline-us-gets-internet-kill-switch-bill-ready-20110131-1aah3.html

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