Friday, February 04, 2011

Vodafone: Keeping dictators in touch

Vodafone for all your anti - government surveillance needs

Vodafone sent out millions of messages in support of Hosni Mubarak

"In a press statement, international mobile operator Vodafone said that Egyptian authorities have ordered the network to send pro-government messages.

“Under the emergency powers provisions of the Telecoms Act, Egyptian authorities can instruct the mobile networks of Mobinil, Etisalat and Vodafone to send messages to the people of Egypt,” read the message posted on Vodafone’s website on 3 February."