Posts Tagged ‘The Internet’

Egypt: Youth using social media to close the gap

Egypt: Youth using social media to close the gap

“Closing The Gap” project consisted of three phases which took place in a partnership between The Egyptian Life Center for Creativity and Culture jointly with the American Freedom House organization. Its primary phase included an intensive workshop that took place... (Continue reading)

Egypt: And the First Arabic Domain goes to … President Mubarak

Egyptian President, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak registered the first Arabic domain in Egypt:مبارك.مصر ... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Campaign Against Abusive Publishers

A handful of publishers have monopolized the book market in Egypt until a fresher generation of young entrepreneurs introduced readers to new titles by authors who were rejected by the publishing tycoons. Bloggers books took the Cairo International Book Fair... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Court bans Porn Sites

Lawyer Nizar Ghorab (Ghorab translates to Crow in Arabic) filed a lawsuit calling for banning porn sites because they destroy the core values of the Egyptian society. The Administrative Court in Cairo ruled in his favor. Between anger and sarcasm,... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Wandering Internet Trolls

Wandering Scarab posted an interesting note on the four types of Internet trolls... (Continue reading)

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Marwa Rakha on Al Jazeera International

Marwa Rakha on Al Jazeera International

I was pleasantly surprised when Sarah El Ansary of Al Jazeera International invited me as a guest on their Inside Story to talk about the internet, blogging, online activism, and freedom of speech in Egypt.... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: 89% of Youth Support Internet Censorship Law

Eighty-nine per cent of Egyptian young men and women surveyed recently stated that they are in favour of an Internet censorship law. Bloggers Times shares the most recent statistics on Egyptian internet users in this post, translated by Marwa Rakha... (Continue reading)