Rais confirms ‘green dam’, says to shut out ‘blue sites’

By Lee Wei Lian

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 — Datuk Seri Rais Yatim today confirmed the Najib administration is looking at putting an Internet filter to stop access to undesirable websites particularly pornography, but will leave bloggers to existing laws.

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DAVID KL QUEK:10 life-and-death questions on H1N

DAVID KL QUEK: 10 life-and-death questions on H1N1

COMMENT: Now only we know that government had blocked the sale of Antiviral drugs even to doctors and GPs. I heard that Throat Swab is expensive from RM 1400.00 to 850.00. (May be price go down because WHO and USA also donated the test kits.) And the news in the Sun Private clinics now allowed to stock up Tamiflu and TV3 news revealed that the highest authority (PM was not here, DPM) decided yesterday, we are clear now why we even cannot buy for or family members and our selves.

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Hacker attacks silence Twitter, slow Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 7 — Twitter and Facebook said they suffered service problems from hacker attacks yesterday, raising speculation of a coordinated campaign against the world’s most popular online social networks.

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Now Hiring- the next Singapore prime minister

SINGAPORE, Aug 7 — The search is still very much on for Singapore’s fourth prime minister — ideally someone in their 30s — who can gain enough experience first and be groomed to take over eventually from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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