The freelancer allegedly posted a tongue-in-cheek comment on Facebook, but then called Khet Aung “the worst chief minister” in the country.
The defence team say Patrick Kum Jaa Lee is suffering from asthma attacks in prison, where he has been held for over a month.
Myanmar CEO Petter Furberg says Telenor will launch some time in September with both 2-G and 3-G networks. He also promised Burmese customers international calls at affordable prices.
With internet access rapidly expanding in Burma and the price on SIM-cards and smartphones falling, more and more people are using social media. But while it can be a way to keep in touch with friends or promote your company, media analysts warn that it can also be a source of hate speech and fear mongering.
As country continues to ‘open up’, internet and access to websites continues to lag behind reports international internet watchdog group
Technology made by Californian internet security company, currently on defensive over Syria connection, believed to be in use in Burma
A number of foreign news websites, including DVB seemingly unblocked by govt department for the first time since 2003, ushering cautious optimism from Rangoon internet users
Report finds that 13 percent of global internet attack traffic comes from Burma, ranking it above that of US, China and Russia
New regulation adds to long list of laws that keep Burmese internet usage amongst the most restricted in the world
The Burmese regime is growing alarmed as more and more web-savvy youths evade restrictions to harness the power of the internet
Communications ministry says a drop in income is behind the ban on cheap calls but users suspect a surveillance strategy
July 8, 2009 (DVB), Internet users in Burma were impeded by slow connections and faced questioning by authorities last weekend as surveillance on internet cafes increased during Ban Ki-moon's visit.[…]
May 1, 2009 (DVB), Burma has been ranked by a media watchdog as the worst country in the world in which to be an internet blogger, following the wave of[…]
Htet Aung KyawMar 26, 2009 (DVB), Earlier this month, the Paris-based media watchdog Reporters without Borders published a report entitled "Enemies of the Internet' in which Burma was named. The[…]