Kuwait blocks websites by ISP-Kuwait Times

May 19, 2009

[FACT comments: It is both fascinating and horrifying how we’ve allowed govts to adopt Orwellian double-speak, meaning exactly the opposite of what is said. Ministries of “Comnmunication” and “Information” do the censoring!]

MoC blocks websites

Kuwait Times: May 14, 2009

http://www.kuwaittimes.net/read_news.php?newsid=ODA0NjkxODY0

The Ministry of Communication sent a memo yesterday to all Internet Service Providers (ISPs) asking them to block several social networking sites, including the popular Tagged and Skype sites. Websites like Facebook and MySpace have a huge following in Kuwait, and even candidates in the upcoming elections have tried to use these sites to their advantage by reaching out to potential voters.

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