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Submission + - the Sunnyvale firm that helps Egypt spy on its ppl (youtube.com)

cathector writes: an AlJazeera English video about the link between silicon valley firm Narus and the Egyptian government's internet actions.

When the uprising there began nearly two weeks ago, there was a near-total internet blackout. But exactly how was access cut off? An American advocacy group called Free Press says it's uncovered a link to a California-based technology company which allegedly sold the Egyptian government equipment allowing it to track online activity. Rob Reynolds reports.


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