Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
Sixteen minutes after the top of the hour if you just waking up they usually a symbol of pride and patriotism -- recent reports.
Suggest -- new flag poles seem in Iran.
Have a more sinister meaning.
Sources from inside the country say the flag poles popping up all over the country.
Are actually electronic antenna is used to jam communications and block their own citizens from getting Internet TV.
And radio signals why.
Hear more stories independent journalist specializing in Iranian affairs Fox News contributor Lisa -- -- scenes.
-- -- So obviously you have inside sources inside the country of Iran why would they be trying to fool their own citizens as to what the real mission of these flag -- -- Because that's their biggest threat the biggest threat to the regime as we've seen since 2009.
When -- running government was caught off guard and -- many of its citizens having such a large presence on the Internet.
Getting information from outside the country and sending information from inside the country out it was even called the Twitter revolution if -- a call.
We saw the Iranians using FaceBook and using Twitter using YouTube.
Blocking -- us citizen journalists and this is exactly the communication in the dialogue that the government wants to control.
So they're putting up these satellite blockers is -- working.
It's working for that time being but as we've seen again since 2009.
Every time there is an obstacle in place -- running people.
Are resilient there -- -- finding ways to work around at their very technologically savvy as we've mentioned.
Several times a large percentage of the country almost three quarters of the country -- Under the age of 35 so this is not something that they can suppress -- too much.
-- time -- and the message here to the west to the United States and in particular.
Is that this is the Achilles heel of the government in Iran.
What they want to do is protect their existence and that's what they they feel very vulnerable in in the terms of communication.
They will build to go to -- and to kind of stop -- -- mean any any any flow of information.
So what should westerners be aware of his or anything that they can do.
And in doing that 2009.
Uprising there -- you know independent companies that -- Helping be -- and use proxy service for example and that's a third party where you know they can bounce the connection off to get back on FaceBook.
As you know they I -- government made several threats to you and cut off the people -- on from the in general global I'm Nat and to have an -- -- that -- a whole long network which would only allow them.
To have that the web sites that are okayed by the government.
And then and this is it you know it's causing cancer that rate of cancer in the country has.
Skyrocketed in the past here.
500 channels 200 radio stations all being blocked.
It genetic mutations among the children being born this is not -- -- that we can take very very lightly here so much steeper than just shutting down communications are also.
Absolutely a recent -- -- always great to get your insight on this with your insight information thanks much have a great pleasure.
Filter by section