Breaking: Anonymous Shuts Down Egyptian Government Website

As of this morning, Anonymous protestors have shut down the Egyptian Government  All morning, the Anonymous IRC Channel “Operation Egypt” has been busy with people downloading the Low Orbit Ion Canon software (LOIC) to launch a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) protest against Egyptian government websites.
On the heels of a successful Anonymous-assisted revolution in Tunisia, a new Anonymous cyber-protest was initiated three days ago dubbed “Operation Egypt”. In the streets of Cairo yesterday, protesters for freedom from the repressive rule of President Mubarek demanded reforms and new leadership.
Anonymous protesters were using Twitter to inform and coordinate with Egyptian protesters and citizens. Twitter announced yesterday that it was shut down in Egypt cutting off communication among protesters and the people of Egypt.

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