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Internet blocking costs 'government credibility'

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, April 11 2008 | 12:32 pm

PREMIUM The government's block on access to websites that carry the controversial Dutch film Fitna is part of an attempt to restrict citizens' freedom in the name of religion, scholars warn. Political and media expert Wimar Witoelar said the government was on the wrong track and had damaged its credibility with the public by ordering the Internet block. "This is a really clumsy move ...