"The result of the Al Jazeera English blackout in the United States has been a surge in traffic to the media outlet's website, where footage can be seen streaming live. The last 24 hours have seen a two-and-a-half thousand percent increase in web traffic, Tony Burman, head of North American strategies for Al Jazeera English, told HuffPost. Sixty percent of that traffic, he said, has come from the United States."
This quote is from a Huffington Post article that reports that Al Jazeera English has been blacked out for the most part across the USA, except for Ohio, Vermont and one other state, through cable access. Canadians can view it, but not the rest of us in the USA.
Is that not the most incredible amount of increased internet traffic?
Without the internet we'd be at the mercy of CNN, MsNBC or even Fox.
I wonder how to get Comcast Cable to bring us television programming that we would want to watch? I am open to ideas.
So, right at this moment Egypt has more press freedom than America, home of free speech and free press. Will anyone still believe that after seeing the January 25, 2011 Revolution in Egypt which is still continuing....?