Here we go again...

Michael Lean m.lean@qut.edu.au
Tue, 08 Oct 1996 08:24:54 +1000 (EST)


G'day Linkers,
I guess I'm not surprised at the following, culled from Edupage, but it is
still another black spot on the map...

>INTERNET SUPPRESSION IN BURMA
>In an attack on the country's political dissidents, the military regime in
>Burma has outlawed the unauthorized possession of a computer with networking
>capability, and prison terms of 7 to 15 years in prison may be imposed on
>those who evade the law or who are found guilty of using a computer to send
>or receive information on such topics as state security, the economy and
>national culture.  (Financial Times 5 Oct 96)

Regards,
Mike