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U.S. Activists Help Egyptians Elude Online Censorship04:37

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A Massachusetts-based group of Internet activists is helping Egyptian protesters stay online, while hiding their cyber tracks from the government.

Just before the Egyptian government shut down the Internet in the country last week, The Tor Project saw a spike in Egyptian users downloading its free anonymity software. We speak with Andrew Lewman, executive director of Tor.

This segment aired on January 31, 2011.

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