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Wael Ghonim on Revolution 2.0 in Egypt

Just prior to President Hosni Mubarak and his regime stepping down in Egypt, Wael Ghonim, head of marketing in the Middle East for Google, summed it up:

“If you want to free a society, just give them internet access…this is revolution 2.0″

Wael Ghonim became a figurehead of the Egyptian revolution after being taken captive during a protest and later released.

Ghonim sums up the use of media in the Egyptian protests in this historical interview. (5-minute excerpt)

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One Response to “Wael Ghonim on Revolution 2.0 in Egypt”

  1. So how to get Internet Access if your Government shuts it down?

    These days, no popular movement goes without an Internet presence of some kind, whether it’s organizing on Facebook or spreading the word through Twitter.

    And as we’ve seen in Egypt, that means that your Internet connection can be the first to go.

    Here are a few ways to build some basic network connectivity when you can’t rely on your cellular or landline Internet connections.
    http://www.pcworld.com/article/218155/get_internet_access_when_your_government_shuts_it_down.html


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