Saturday, February 25, 2006

Malaysian government stalking cartoon sites

From Malaysia Today

(Bernama) -- Action will be taken under the Multimedia and Communications Act against anyone found to have posted or distributed the offensive cartoons of Prophet Muhammad, Deputy Minister of Energy, Water and Communications Datuk Shaziman Abu Mansor warned Friday.
The penalties against anyone found to have posted or distributed materials containing pornographic elements, or humiliating, degrading or damaging the reputation of any party, include hefty fines and/or jail time of not less than a year. The ministry is "monitoring the matter" and has encouraged the public to report offending sites.


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