Euro Parliament passes resolution on internet censorship

The European Parliament on Thursday passed a resolution on Internet censorship condemning governments which ban content—including Burma, China and Vietnam—as well as IT companies that work with them to impose online restrictions...
Meanwhile, Internet users in Burma have said that the previous ban on Google Talk and Gmail has been lifted, although the use of both is still hampered by slow Internet connections---a common problem in the country. Some had switched to Gmail Lite, a version that can run at lower connection speeds. In Mandalay though, sources said Google Talk and a similar program, Skype, were still unavailable. Other free web-based emails that were blocked late last month at the same and Mail2World---are also still banned, users said.
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