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Google shows that Egypt is back online

February 2, 2011: 8:24 AM ET

Using the transparency tool, it looks like Egyptians are back online this morning.

Google's (GOOGTransparency tool is a good way to see to what degree a government is denying/allowing their citizens access to the Internet.  Usually China is where the action is, but over the past week, Egypt's government has turned off the Internet amid protests calling for the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.

While protests continue, as of this morning, the government has turned the Internet back on.  Here's the data to back that up:

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