Middle East
Bypassing Egypt's web blackout
How a US-based student made sure the voices of Egyptian protesters were heard.
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2011 13:25 GMT

After internet services were disconnected in Egypt, protesters were prevented from speaking to the world.

But John Scott Railton, a Los Angeles based student, took it upon himself to upload messages onto micro-blogging site Twitter.

He started making calls and posting messages on a Twitter account he created for the Egyptian protests.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports from Los  Angeles.

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