Burma Latest Country to Use U.S. Technology To Control Speech


While the Internet has become a great equalizer -- a place where just about anyone can air views on just about anything -- it has become a tool for controlling people in countries where freedoms are already restricted.

The latest in a series of reports by OpenNet Initiative shows that Burma, or Myanmar, is one of several countries blocking open access to the Internet. Like other governments where Internet use is booming, it's using American software for control. TechWeb | Internet Filtering | Burma Latest Country to Use U.S. Technology To Control Speech

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