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Monday, January 4, 2016

Egypt's Shutdown Of Facebook's "Free Internet"

Egypt’s Shutdown of Facebook’s “Free Internet” May Have Nothing To Do with Net Neutrality

Omar Mohammed | December 31, 2015

Egypt suspended the use of Facebook’s Free Basics platform to its three million users in the country yesterday (Dec. 30). There was no immediate explanation as to why authorities in the north African country decided to shut down the service, according to the Associated Press. In a statement to AP, Facebook said that it was working to “resolve the situation” to restore the platform.


<more at; related links: (Facebook's free Internet service shut down in Egypt. December 31, 2015) and (Facebook's Free Internet App Shut Down in Egypt. December 30, 2015)>

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