Stories by Patrick Miller, David Daw

Get internet access when your government shuts it down

These days, no popular movement goes without an Internet presence of some kind, whether it's organizing on Facebook or spreading the word through Twitter. And as we've seen in Egypt, that means that your Internet connection can be the first to go. Whether you're trying to check in with your family, contact your friends, or simply spread the word, here's a few ways to build some basic network connectivity when you can't rely on your cellular or landline Internet connections.

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