OT: BdNOG announces website blocks

Grant Ridder shortdudey123 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 23:34:13 UTC 2015

Any idea if this includes Instagram as well since it is a Facebook asset?


On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 3:22 PM, Scott Weeks <surfer at mauigateway.com> wrote:

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> Md. abdullah Al naser mail.naserbd at yahoo.com
> Wed Nov 18 12:56:15 BDT 2015
> The service of Facebook, Viber and Whatsapp are
> blocked from now till further notice. It has been
> ordered by Begum Tarana Halim, State Minister, Post
> and Telecommunications.
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> I just saw this on BdNOG and thought it might be
> interesting to others here and where some of the
> internet is headed...
> Wow, all of these govt's just can't seem to deal
> with not being able to completely control *everything*
> about the populace.
> So, in Bangladesh, no communicating with your social
> peers, no free calls, text or picture sharing and no
> mobile messaging.  The new State Minister for Post
> and Telecommunications in Bangladesh wants her money.
> It'd be interesting to hear how they're attempting
> to make it happen.
> scott

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