Egyptian Ministry of communications examine multicast applications over the Internet. In order to prohibit the violation of




Atif decided my dream, Minister of communications and information technology, to form a Committee of experts to examine the mechanism of action of multicast applications over the Internet and assess the legality and severity of public security.

He said a spokesman for the Ministry of communications, told the Arabic news portal technology “, that the Committee would assess the security risks of online messaging programs and the extent to which those applications with the rules governing telecommunications in Egyptian law.

Al-wazar will hold a meeting to discuss the work of the Commission, and determine the names of online messaging applications the Commission will study the functioning and legality.

And should include applications, which will be subject to examination by the Commission, applied the “Viper”, “Watts”, based on the examination of the Ministry of communications will take necessary action against any violation, it may amount to a prohibition of use.

And the Egyptian Ministry of communications is not the first to take action against online instant messaging applications, had decided the communications and information technology Commission, Saudi Arabia earlier this year shut down Viber for violating regulations governing telecommunications in Saudi Arabia.

It should be noted that many of the arguments raised about Viber because nationality “Talmon Marco, who has Israeli citizenship,” and “America”, where the charges applicable to that spying on its users.



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