[Air-L] Egypt again - Google and others invent "Voice2Twitter" for Egypt

Michael Conover midconov at indiana.edu
Tue Feb 1 09:26:11 PST 2011


Can anyone offer any insight into why it's not trivial to block outbound
calls to these numbers?  If it's inconsequential to take the cellular
network offline, couldn't they request that the carriers blacklist these
numbers?

I'm certain there's something more to it, but I don't know anything about
phone routing systems.  Anyone?

Cheers,
Mike

--
Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research
School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University



On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Alejandro Tortolini <alemtor at gmail.com>wrote:

> Corporation vs. state? Mmm... IMO, I think it´s a different thing.
> George Soros running against the british pound maybe a corp-vs-state
> situation; think protests in Egypt are quite different. It seems to me
> like a people trying to live a better life.
> Best,
>
> Alejandro Tortolini
> Journalist & Teacher
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