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March 7, 2011 | By

Freedom of Internet is Global Concern (Politico) The high-profile Internet blackout that briefly enveloped Egypt has served to illuminate the challenges Congress faces in promoting Internet freedom worldwide. What the Egyptian Revolution Taught Al Jazeera About Digital (Mashable) Lessons that Al Jazeera learned about social media during the Egyptian revolution. Don’t forget to sign up […]

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February 18, 2011 | By

Egypt’s New Military Rulers Launch Official Facebook Page, Attract 75,000 Fans in 24 Hours (Fast Company) The new military rulers of Egypt have just launched an official Facebook page. Obama Goes to Dinner with Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg (CNN) Obama’s meeting with the tech luminaries was intended to discuss innovation and spurring job growth. Don’t […]

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February 14, 2011 | By

How We Use Social Media During Emergencies [INFOGRAPHIC] (Mashable) Following the use of social media during national and international crises, both natural and political. When Egypt Went Offline, Why Did the U.S. Embassy Go With It? (Tech President) The fact that the U.S. Embassy Cairo site came back up online at least four full days […]

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February 11, 2011 | By

Curating the Revolution: Building a Real-Time News Feed About Egypt (The Atlantic) An NPR senior strategist working on digital media turned himself into “a personal news wire for Egypt.” Notes From a Father of the Open Internet, 15 Years On (Tech President) John Perry Barlow said that the Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace that […]

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February 8, 2011 | By

U.S. Has Secret Tools to Force Internet on Dictators (CNN) The American military has options if it ever wants to force Web-connectivity on other nations, however, it could be considered an act of war. Egypt: Social Media as a Life or Death Proposition (Fast Company) International news coverage and social media has broadcast the escalating […]

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January 31, 2011 | By

In Washington, Revival of the Technology Scene (The New York Times) Leading Washington’s second technology incarnation since AOL and Network Solutions chose the area in the 1990s are companies such as LivingSocial, Clearspring and Opower. How Social Media Accelerated the Uprising in Egypt (Fast Company) Social media didn’t send people out into the streets, but […]