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Flickr has confirmed that they have removed photos of Egyptian State Security police. Hossam Arabawy posted the photos, but flickr removed them due to what they call copyright violations.

It appears that it is okay for employees at flickr to post photos that do not belong to them, but not ordinary users. Arabawy did, technically, violate the terms of service, but those terms aren’t always followed. I sense flickr didn’t want to deal with the consequences.

You can read the discussion on Slashdot.

Tarek el-Rakaybi, Member of the Egyptian SS


You can view many pictures on imgur. You can download a pdf of all the photos. Links in the pdf will take you to min.us where there are hundreds more photos, courtesy of Anonymous. You can view them on Cryptome. You can download them from ge.tt.

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From PBS:

Because PBS has copyright issues, people outside of America won’t be able to watch this video. You can read this article [all on one page] instead from Foreign Policy.

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By now, we’ve all heard and/or read the horrifying story of what happened to Lara Logan. This morning, however, I stumbled across an article criticizing CBS News for sitting on the story for five days.

Read the rest of my article at The Daily Censored.

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From the February 11, 2011 show.

It is very sad that people believe the things that Glenn Beck and the right wing spews forth. It is, however, important that people see this information and just how wrong the right is on this issue.

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Video Subtitles courtesy Alive in Egypt

via Alive in Egypt.

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