Tunisia's ban on Facebook lifted

The ban on the popular social networking website Facebook has been lifted in Tunisia since yesterday 3 September 2008 after a massive protest by Tunisian Netizens. Tens of Facebook groups protesting the ban have popped up in recent weeks surrounding this issue. But, according to Al Chourouk newspaper, the President Ben Ali intervened personally ordering the lifting of the ban and restoring access to the website.

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  • […] 3rd, 2008, the ban on the social networking website Facebook, that lasted for two weeks, has been lifted after a massive protest by Tunisian […]

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