Amnesty sharply criticises Vodafone over Egypt cutoff

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  1. Pinga

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    http://www.tradingmarkets.com/news/...odafone-over-egypt-cutoff-report-1454787.html

    http://www.monstersandcritics.com/n...-criticises-Vodafone-over-Egypt-cutoff-report
     
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    On the other hand a mobile company is not Amnesty international. In this case both are doing they job
     
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    Reality check time. The code of conduct also says the will obey local laws. Not that they will decide if those laws/authority are valid to some other parties standards.

    They certainly don't imply they should violate laws in the name of "free speech".

    Pete
     
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    Pete, marcial laws have absolutely nothing to do with local laws.

    They are not made to protect the public order; are made to protect the corrupted goverments from being overthrown.

    Panagiotis
     
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    Yes, i totally agree. The action by vodafone must be condemned, unless they were forced to do so, without their real will.
     
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    Which is something we don't really know, do we?
     
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    yes, we don't.
     
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    Vodafone's subsequent crisis management poses even more questions as it has responded to an ethical question with a technical answer:
    http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9L1B3AG0.htm

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jan/29/egypt-protests-government-live-blog
     
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    I think we all agree that we wish Egyptian people the very best. On that note we close this thread
     
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