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http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/04/25/twitter.buck


    Student 'Twitters' his way out of Egyptian jail

    By Mallory Simon
    CNN


    (CNN) -- James Karl Buck helped free himself from an Egyptian jail with a one-word blog post from his cell phone.

    Buck, a graduate student from the University of California-Berkeley, was in Mahalla, Egypt, covering an anti-government protest when he and his translator, Mohammed Maree, were arrested April 10.

    On his way to the police station, Buck took out his cell phone and sent a message to his friends and contacts using the micro-blogging site Twitter.

    The message only had one word. "Arrested."

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Seriously I would avoid anything USB at this point. So many damn devices are using it, and it's flaky at best. When it works, it's fine. But that's half of the time for most people who have multiple USB devices. Find another route.
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