Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Internet Poses Political Challenge to Asian Governments

An AFP newswire article, via Yahoo! News, reports that:

Asian governments attempting to control the free flow of information face a struggle as their citizens increasingly turn to the Internet for alternative views.

As Internet penetration rates surge across Asia, governments, including those in China and Vietnam, are finding it harder to deal with political challenges arising from the availability of information through the Web, the Political and Economic Risk Consultancy (PERC) said.


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