Criminally Complicit Western Corporations Help Egyptian Regime Shut Down Telecommunications & Identify Dissident Voices

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

Vodafone, Inc.

Vodafone, Inc.

Digital Darkness: U.S., U.K. Companies Help Mubarak’s Regime Shut Down Telecommunications & Identify Dissident Voices:
http://www.democracynow.org/seo/2011/2/1/digital_darkness_us_uk_companies_help

(DemocracyNow.org) Doing the regime’s bidding, British-based Vodafone shut down Egypt’s phone and internet service. The American company called Narus — owned by Boeing — sold Egypt the surveillance technology that helped identify dissident voices.

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My Commentary: THIS is FASCISM! Working as partners with Egypt’s tyrannical, illegitimate US-puppet, Mubarak, the soulless corporations of the west quickly shut down the service of millions of paying customers for days in order to suppress free speech & revolution for profit! And, this is only ONE of A NUMBER of cases of corporations from the west working with dictatorships towards the goal of CENSORSHIP!

Here a few other cases worth mentioning:

Microsoft and Chinese Censorship:
http://kristof.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/24/microsoft-and-chinese-censorship/

Apple’s Itunes: Still Kowtowing to Chinese Censorship:
http://blogs.computerworld.com/15412/apple_still_kowtowing_to_chinese_censor…ship

Google [Finally] Stops Censoring Search Results in China:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8581393.stm

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