Yemeni Journalist’s Program Allows Facebook & Twitter Access Despite Government Blocks (via LeakSource)

Yemeni Journalist's Program Allows Facebook & Twitter Access Despite Government Blocks Walid Al-Saqaf's "alkasir" is an unsung hero in the recent political overhaul in Egypt and the Arab world. Alkasir–meaning "circumventor"–is what has allowed many ordinary citizens to access Facebook and Twitter and share vital information despite government blocks. "Given that the Arab world is suffering from political censorship, there is a strong need for this in the region," Al-Saqaf tells Fast Company. The site uses a "split tunnel" techno … Read More

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