Saturday, January 29, 2011

Egypt, let your people go online!

Hi there,

With hundreds of thousands of Egyptians taking to the street to demand an end to decades of tyranny, the Egyptian government has shut down access to mobile phones and the Internet, plunging the country into an information blackout. With nobody watching, the Egyptian security forces could get away with murder. I was hoping that you would join me in signing Access' petition calling on Vodafone and Orange/France Telecom, majority shareholders in two of Egypt's largest mobile telcos, to break the blackout and switch on the mobile networks. Here's the link:


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