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Torture Video Puts Pressure On Egyptian Police

Privacy goes two ways. While the Internet and other information technology enable unprecedented levels of surveillance of private citizens, tech also permits the people to shine a light on government. For example, in Egypt, an <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20061211/wr_nm/egypt_torture_tape_dc">Internet video,</a> is causing citizens to question the prevalence of torture by police.</p>

Mitch Wagner

December 11, 2006

1 Min Read

Privacy goes two ways. While the Internet and other information technology enable unprecedented levels of surveillance of private citizens, tech also permits the people to shine a light on government. For example, in Egypt, an Internet video, is causing citizens to question the prevalence of torture by police.

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Mitch Wagner

California Bureau Chief, Light Reading

Mitch Wagner is California bureau chief for Light Reading.

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