OT: BdNOG announces website blocks

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Thu Nov 19 00:27:17 UTC 2015


In message <20151118161330.47687A7 at m0087793.ppops.net>, "Scott Weeks" writes:
> 
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 3:22 PM, Scott Weeks <surfer at mauigateway.com> wrote:
> 
> > ---------------------------------------------
> > 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.
> > ----------------------------------------------
> >
> > 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.
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> 
> 
> --- shortdudey123 at gmail.com wrote:
> From: Grant Ridder <shortdudey123 at gmail.com>
> 
> Any idea if this includes Instagram as well since it is 
> a Facebook asset?
> ----------------------------------------------
> 
> 
> No idea.  I am seeing this want of govt's everywhere.  
> Australia, China, US, BD, etc, etc.  It makes me want 
> to get hosed off with disinfectant.

And the Australian PM boasted about using apps which encrypted
traffic to avoid surveillance before he became PM.  Perhaps he
should be locked up as a terrorist.

Mark
 
> scott
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