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MDeC announces ‘MSC Malaysia for Startups,’ support from MaGIC
Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) has officially launched the MSC Malaysia for Startups programme to facilitate and accelerate local startups in obtaining MSC Malaysia status.
(DNA Top 10 in 2014) Net censorship: BBC story on kangkung fiasco blocked?
Netizens in Malaysia are having difficulty accessing a BBC story on Prime Minister Najib Razak being derided online for a comment on rising prices, raising fears that the Internet was being censored in the country.
Internet censorship: You’ve already won, Dr Mahathir
Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has once again gone on record to call for the Internet to be censored in Malaysia. He's already got his way, actually, and Malaysians are paying the heavy price, argues DNA executive editor A. Asohan.
The kangkung block: Denial seems to be the best defence
For several hours, surfers from Malaysia were blocked from accessing a BBC story on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. The country’s largest ISP passed the buck to the industry regulator, which later reported that the story can be accessed. And they would like us all to forget about it, writes A. Asohan.
Net censorship: Do the ends justify the means?
Mention the “c” word these days, and everyone gets edgy and nervous. After all, the issue of censorship is always a prickly issue, regardless which country you’re from.
Oil and water, govts and the Net
Governments the world over have never been comfortable with the virtual world, or anything they can’t have a direct influence over. Technology has wrought great changes in society, and governments — like many of us, when you actually think about it — have had a hard time keeping up.
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