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Jordan: Internet Cafes

Jordanian Qwaider warns Internet users about the security concerns from using Internet cafes.

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  • I was in Amman, Jordan for a week, in 2006. And I had visited an internet cafe close to the hotel I had stayed in. And I must tell you that it was indeed an interesting experience. I had to walk between two small raodside shawarma shops…into a door that led to a stair case that was dark…the internet cafe was on the second floor…..and I was surprised that it was unexpectedly large….about 30-40 computers in a large open place with pillars….but there were old computers and the dusty printers…but almost all the computers were busy with people hammering away at the keyboard thought it was about 11.30 pm. (I had wanted to get a print out of a speech that I was to deliver the next day there, which was in my e-mail. And, the printer worked after the the guy-in-charge struggled with it for 15-20 mins). While coming down the stair case – from the the first floor door which had reasonable light in front – popped out a bevy of beauties…er…very-overly-made-up beauties and I couldn’t but surmise what the profession of these ladies on the landing could be. So, I am not surprised that the writer has talked about these shady places where the internet cafe’s are..and with suvh a huge number of people on the terminals, security is defintely a threat. I am going to Jordan with a lap-top next time. And hopefully, Zain would allow my e-go device a roaming wi-fi connection.

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