The State of Internet Censorship in Egypt

Source: OONI

Author(s): Mohammad El-Taher, Hassan Al-Azhary, Sarah Mohsen, Leonid Evdokimov, Maria Xynou

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Last year, Egypt ordered the blocking of 21 news websites. OONI, a censorship measurement project under the Tor Project, responded by publishing a report on the blocking of (at least) 10 media websites, including Mada Masr and Al Jazeera. In an attempt to identify the remaining blocked sites, Egypt’s Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) ran OONI Probe across multiple networks in Egypt. They subsequently published two research reports, uncovering the blocking of hundreds of URLs (which expand beyond media sites).

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