Website Blockages In Accordance With Law, Says Communications Service


News: Tajikistan blocked access to some websites during January 2013 in order to prevent the spread of false information and possible blackmail, according to Rafiqjon Shokirov, the deputy chief of the government's Communications Service. The move was in line with a Tajik law that bans the spread of information damaging the honour and dignity of any individual, Shokirov added. Several websites, including Facebook were blocked for several days during the month.

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