Posts Tagged: telecommunication

What is to be done: The Website as an Organizer #RevSoc

The Revolutionary Socialists Movement launched its new website on 7 August. The site represents a qualitative change in our propaganda work, but it also presents some major challenges to the membership of the movement as a whole and not only to the comrades in the media committee alone. This is the necessity to provide content

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Telecommunication Revolution

In a country of roughly 85 million people, one third of whom are illiterate: The number of mobile phone subscriptions in Egypt grew by 22 per cent to 81.7 million users in the year to November, government figures showed on Sunday.The number of mobile phone subscriptions in October was 80.9 million.In November 2010, Egypt’s three

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Western Mubaraks

Britain threatens to shut down social media sites, like Facebook and Twitter, or banning suspected “rioters” from using them. In New York, the “NYPD has formed a new unit to track troublemakers who announce plans or brag about their crimes on Twitter, MySpace and Facebook.” While in California: A rail transit provider in the United

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Piggipedia: SS directors of departments

The site 25 Leaks has published a 2008 State Security Police document, detailing some of the new departments established within the now dissolved apparatus. Tons of names are listed and I invite you to check them out and come forward with any more information you have about them. These officers who ran Mubarak’s gestapo should

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Mubarak, Nazif, Adly fined for communications cut, but what about the rest?

The Administrative court fined Mubarak, former PM Nazif and former interior minister Habib el-Adly LE540 millions for cutting the internet during the revolution. However, the mobile phone operators, which I regard as complicit, are off the hook and will even receive compensations: Telecoms operator Vodafone said in January it and other mobile operators had no

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Surveillance chiefs to remain in service

From SS Officers The National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority NTRA has reshuffled its board, and guess what? Not only did SS General Rushdi el-Qamari keep his post, as the interior ministry’s representative on its board, but also Tarek Kamel, Mubarak’s infamous minister of telecommunication, has joined! You can find both their names on the official website

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