FW: Malaysian Net patrol
09 Oct 98 10:08:11 +1100
So as you get the full, or rather fuller picture, on what is happening in
Malaysia, below is a bit more information...
Subject: Re: Malaysian Net patrol
Date: Friday, 9 October 1998 1:02
At 08:21 PM 10/8/98 +0900, Adam Peake wrote:
>Malaysia - Net patrol (BBC) Police in Malaysia have set up an
>Internet unit to monitor sites and newsgroups which have been
>The president of Mimos tried to reassure users last Friday that
>their privacy would be respected. Tengku Azzman said the
The portions of the forwarded article that were excised for the apple
mailing list included reference to there being many "pro" Anwar web pages
available. References to those pages seems to be freely sent around.
Their existence is widely known and there is no indication that those
accessing it are suffering any consequences, other than the usual pain of
reading multiple points of view that are equally rabid.
Obviously I'm not competent to offer any opinions about the politics, but I
do note that the reality of daily life, here, does not (yet) seem to be
reflecting the amount or kind of tension being implied by the press.
Economic tension, yes. But political tensions seem still to be contained
among a rather small portion of the community. So far.
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