Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Saudi Arabia Tightens Internet Use Laws

Saudi Arrabia has passed a new law on the use of the Internet in the Kingdom. The law covers a wide range of activity including "terrorism, fraud, pornography, defamation, violating religious values and disregarding public etiquette"
"The new information technology law contains 16 articles, and provides a maximum penalty of 10 years and a SR5 million fine ($1.3 million) for persons found guilty of running web sites in support of terrorist organisations."

Saudi tightens grip on Internet use

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