Libya Turns Off Internet During Protests


Protests in Libya caused its government to start blocking social networking and news sites, eventually cutting the Internet off completely. The regime shut down the net prior to soldiers slaughtering protestors, with death counts already reaching 200. Dictatorships are doing everything they can to silence its opposition. Read the full article at

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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