censorship

Ron Ipsen ron@comu.net.au
Sat, 12 Oct 1996 12:07:44 +1000


Hi linkers, 

can anyone confirm this information for me? I recieved it via one of my
lists and find it  a world away from where we are at.

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>NewsBytes> Burma Bans Modems and Faxes
>NewsBytes>
>NewsBytes> Source: Newsbytes
>NewsBytes>
>NewsBytes> Burma has made owning, using, importing or borrowing a modem
>NewsBytes> or fax machine without government permission a crime,
>NewsBytes> punishable by up to 15 years in jail, according to a report
>NewsBytes> by United Press International (UPI). Burma's military
>NewsBytes> government has imposed what's called "The Computer Science
>NewsBytes> Development Law" which empowers the Ministry of
>NewsBytes> Communications, Posts and Telegraphs to specify what exactly
>NewsBytes> can be restricted, UPI reports.
>
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 thanks Ron


Ron Ipsen,
Managing Director,
Gippsland Internet Pty Ltd
Ph: 051 276543  Fax: 051 262020
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