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Muzzling the Media in Malaysia: Libel and Censorship

It was abundantly clear from the reaction to the Bersih 2.0 rally on July 9th that the Malaysian government has become ever more insecure about its hold on power.  And yet as the government becomes ever more insecure the measures

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Online Activists, Hackers Recent Actions Getting Under the Skin of Government Officials

In light of recent attacks by internet activist groups, the United States and other Governments are finally realizing that the threat of attack is very real indeed. Anonymous Turkey About a week ago, Officials in Turkey arrested 32 members of clandestine

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Anonymous – Operation Malaysia Successful

The Malaysian Government became the latest target of the online hacker group Anonymous last night. At least 41 government sites were disrupted by the attack, although the Malaysian Government is not releasing the specific names of the sites in question.

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Malaysia Ready for Battle With Anonymous

Malaysia heightens security on its government website to prepare for an alleged cyber attack by hacker group Anonymous. The police chief reported Wednesday that they would “track down the activists” responsible. The attack is codenamed “Operation Malaysia,” and Anonymous announced

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Anonymous Targets Malaysia Over File-Sharing Censorship

The Internet industries regulator in Malaysia has ordered the country’s ISPs to block a range of file-sharing related sites. In a memo dated May 30th, SKMM – the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission – listed several sites to be censored

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