Mar 10, 2018

Govt. intends censoring social media similar to Germany, Philippines!

The government has decided to provide training to the TRC officers on the technical methods used by Germany and the Philippines to control social media, reported the Lakbima newspaper.

This training is said to be given to these officers in preparation to be used in case future racial or religion based clashes erupt.

Meanwhile, the government had sought the assistance of the Chinese government on methods used by them to control social media, and the Chinese government had agreed to render their assistance to Sri Lanka.

Accordingly, the government intends to conduct a comprehensive study of the methods used by China to control social media, as a long term solution.