Thursday, 24 March 2011

Backlash Sudan to unleash cyber jihadists

More evidence from the BBC that regimes or power are learning the lessons of the Arab cyber-revolt, and will continue to learn to use the Internet as instruments of repression, fear and power.

Women protesters in Sudan

BBC News - Sudan to unleash cyber jihadists:

"Sudan's ruling National Congress Party has warned that its 'cyber jihadists' will 'crush' internet-based dissent.

"It follows an increase in anti-government campaigns organised on Facebook and Twitter.

"Senior NCP official Mandur al-Mahdi warned opposition groups that its 'cyber battalion' was leading 'online defence operations'.

"The country has seen several anti-government street protests since January."

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