As the Mubarak regime desperately tries to hold back the tide of revolution they have resorted to severely draconian measures such as blocking al-Jazeera’s signal, and shutting down the entire country’s internet system. However people have found ways around the blockade. One of the most inspiring examples was talked about on Democracy Now!
What an internet crackdown looks like.
To keep up to date on what is happening on the ground check out these dispatches from Egyptian socialist blogger Hossam el-Hamalawy, and the special Cairo section on the Occupied London blog.
For a more in depth analysis on what the uprising has and what it could mean for the rest of the world read The Revolution in Egypt: The End of the New Pharaohs?