Appeals lawyer Mohamed Hamed Salem said he decided to file the lawsuit after YouTube featured a 13-minute film anti-Islam movie that led to a wave of instability across the Muslim world last week and left two dead in Egypt.
Salem filed the lawsuit against Egypt's prime minister, Egypt's minister of information, communications and IT, and the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.
"Not only has YouTube insisted on showing the original movie, but now there are at least 50 different videos showing various clips of the film," al-Aharam quoted him as saying in a report.
"We need to block YouTube in Egypt because this would be a robust response, and we need a robust response so that what happened is not repeated again," Salem, who filed the lawsuit yesterday said.
Earlier this week, Muslim Brotherhood member Hassan El-Brins called for a one-month boycott of Google to protest the latter's refusal to remove the offensive film from YouTube.
The Egyptian Association for Legal Development and the Ufuk Association for Development, two NGOs, both filed additional lawsuits yesterday aimed at blocking Google in Egypt.
Salem, however, said that blocking the California-based IT powerhouse