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Vodafone Egypt Slammed for Revolutionary Video

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, June 3 2011

Vodafone Egypt is getting blowback over a unreleased advertising trailer that humblebrags about its role in the Egyptian uprising. ( "We didn't send people to the streets, we didn't start the revolution … We only reminded Egyptians how powerful they are.")

Vodafone, you might recall, shut down its networks during the Tahrir Square protests at the demand of the Egyptian government. The company, reports the Guardian's Jack Shenker, says that the video is unapproved work of its ad company.