Egyptian Government locks down Internet

Written by Randy on . Posted in Idez News, Internet, Randy's Blog, Tech

On or about January 28th, Egypt government locked down / cut off communication to the internet, phone and cell phones as citizens protest against Hosni Mubarak.  These protests have left seven dead and the country in a communications blackout. Below are some related links. January 27th Egypt restricts/blocks Twitter feeds Anonymous responds with DDoS attack: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/01/27/anonymous_egyptian_protest/ Police Attack Journalists trying to report on the situation there/The government crackdown on the internet still in effect: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/01/28/egyptian_madia_crackdown/ Vodafone shows is support for suppression of free speach and shuts down it’s networks in Egypt at the governments request. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/01/28/egypt_vodafone_shuts/ For more information Google Egypt Protests

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