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YouTube banned in Egypt over anti-Islamic documentary

Anti-Islamic documentary sees Egypt ban YouTube temporarily

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Feb 11, 2013 9:40 am

YouTube has been slapped with a month long ban in Egypt following the anti-Islamic documentary they hosted that saw deadly riots spring up in north Africa and the Middle East in September last year.

 

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Judge Hassouna Tawfiq ordered the Egyptian government to block access to YouTube for a 30-day period, with human rights activists calling it a backwards step for internet freedom. The ban had not been enacted by Sunday afternoon, with a Google spokesperson saying that they haven't been served with a takedown order just yet.

NEWS SOURCES:Guardian.co.uk

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