Sunday, May 15, 2005

Uzbek Information Shut Down

Okay... for those reading who think fair and equitable access to information is a certainty in today's world...

Read the story here

Uzbekistan has become the latest government to pull the plug on portions of its information infrastructure to control its population during political uprisings. This is a disturbing trend. Nepal rencently did it, too, and other governments are learning.

It's clearly government cesnorship. The Uzbek government knows that infomation is power. And, like other forms of power, people and governments will kill to keep it.

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