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Believe this is the time we talk about the light silly goofy story that we really love today what wacky hijinks you have -- for a so yeah.
I don't I don't think we have that but it's so hard not to just be blown away with what we're seeing out of Cairo again people.
Writing -- Protesters along side.
Members of the military what -- fascinating undertaking.
It is it's so hard to get your blood around eighty million of the military would be the hard line that in fact the riot police counted there's -- don't think -- -- -- riot police who have been not a horrible to the protesters and that's -- the deaths in the -- -- happened.
But the military is is very different people are embracing that we've seen them hugging.
We've seen -- -- on standing arm in arm together it's it's really an incredible vision -- some of the.
Quotes is coming from a New York Times piece -- just move just a short time ago when you're hearing from some of these military members who or.
One guy got up on top of the tank with a bullhorn one of the members of the military and said I don't care what happens the soldier said.
You are the ones who are going to make the change the crowd responded the army and the people will purify the country.
We stand arm in arm with you so the military standing arm in arm with the protesters and of course we've been reporting all morning to hosting a -- of course a military man.
All of the military -- famous war famous a famous military leader so it's interesting that there might be the separation see this reminds me I was K.
She were here to talk about this.
Remember the scenes from Tiananmen square picture that same thing -- where the -- tanks rolled in the public -- and the students there that was a student uprising.
Had been so Boyd and so excited and I thought that they were going to grab a foothold.
And -- thought they were gonna turn around our country and turn around the human rights abuses -- there was that one guy who stood up to the tank with a bullhorn and then get back and it was that it emblem.
That -- around the world of freedom.
And that horrible things unfolded shortly after that after the optimism of that moment.
Horrible things unfolded yet and -- -- the military was forced to crack down on them so I just watching this as ever but he is a detector folks hoping that this.
That that the balance is suddenly swing in the military's start to flyer.
-- protest you can't imagine that this type of uprising can take place with found some violence it would be hard.
To imagine that we -- talking about the shutting down the Internet of the social networking it seems to have come completely.
On president -- he seems to of really.
Under reiterated how people brought people out of their house because you cut off their -- cut off their Internet.
And you brought them out into the streets and made them angry.
It did not succeed and held -- continues to bring live pictures of the protest the costs across the country so what really is -- accomplish.
So right you're seeing it I know I'm just struck by the differences because we were on the air that we can win the revolution was happening in Iran of course in 2009 and watching what was unfolding.
You know in pot is viewers were wondering why we're where the cameras you know -- is -- Iranian as he -- government expelled cameras from the country.
Didn't allow any -- any images to be coming out of -- and all the images that we were able to get early on of that uprising.
We're of course through Twitter.
And use stream people were using their phones -- revenue stream and posting videos to Twitter using twit did and other things and so that's -- a lot of the news organizations were able to get this information out of course the Iranian government that.
Clamp down on social networks as well and try to put a stop to it.
And obviously use much more violence although we are hearing now that government forces have just opened fire on some protesters at the interior ministry.
And they killed three individuals was about those as -- the riot police security forces now we don't know the security forces were hooked -- to the source the by the police are around some of those you know surveillance police -- standing around in guarding some of the government offices.
But we're hearing some differences here with the the police and the military to different.
Things -- play.
But -- -- of the day saying at a strategy for cutting off communication you can imagine I mean imagine in your own life if suddenly we were cut off here from any other country any communication with relatives.
Yourself all your -- are cut off your Internet you would have to go to the street that's the only way you would know what was happening so the strategy is flawed.
Because it it's even driving like housewives.
And women who aren't normally in this situation -- protest and.
There is the funeral procession if you just missed that very right -- the ball right on the screen there is the body that they've been carrying through Cairo.
Some very very.
Images that coming out of there this morning -- but we also talked about.
How easily people can relate to the protests that hey these are young people in their thirty's with no money no jobs.
They live on what we have in our pockets in a week and -- just forty dollars would get most people are in Egypt through a week.
Yeah this idea we talked about just food and food shelter and in and jobs being the one of the driving forces behind this of course is all sort of unfold after what happened in Tunisia of course from bin Amin who had been -- deposed and had to flee his country -- what the uprisings there.
You know we're also getting word I'm just getting word from people on Twitter who -- writing to me saying look.
We're getting worse from our friends who live in Alexandria.
The president Mubarak is putting up the word that he will cut off the water supply of protests do not stop.
That's one way to try to get people to stop protesting cut off more food and more water for people if they don't stop it before we go.
So many people want to know why is this so easy to turn off the Internet nine posted an article.
Basically -- I guess read the article -- -- does happen in this country.
Could President Obama I'm just saying -- people seem to ask this question a lot on Twitter.
Could they simply turn -- partner isn't well it's -- no but what happened in in the Wall Street journalists more or last night actually had a great piece about how they broke it down basically how they all did this in six different they're all took -- was like three phone calls.
And there -- six different servers that are set up to handle these phone call -- the of the Internet there.
So the Egyptian -- the Egyptian government.
Basically made a few different phone calls to different ISPs -- Internet service providers and managed to shut to shut those six -- here.
Well because there -- state sponsored right well.
You know there are powers of emergency and there have a lot of people have written about what what happened in the cyber attack in the United States and the -- and the president.
Does have a kill switch President Obama all pro or you know President Bush does have a kill switch.
That is the ability to called Internet service providers and say hey for -- terrorist attack and al-Qaeda has managed to take hold of our electric grid or our nuclear hub.
There's a kill switch and the press and the government would have the ability to shut off Internet service -- to be the equivalent of you shutting down.
An electric station.
And and that's basically what it would be I hope I visit the White House -- -- accidentally as Israel steps which again there was -- here I was tripped over today that's -- sometimes do things like that around technology ticket Leslie Nielsen who I don't know it's possible thank you so much for joining us this morning for our continuing coverage of what's going on Egypt tomorrow morning on FOX & Friends -- will be on bright and early to bring you by the developments overnight and we'll see what happens -- president Mubarak.
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