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Trinidad & Tobago: The Government & Social Media

After a site was shut down because of concerns that its content may be in violation of the terms of the country's state of emergency, says: “It seems an opportune moment to explain to the Government of Trinidad and Tobago that on the Internet people have their own identities and express their own opinions – and that the closure of any site, any email list, any Facebook group…is folly because those willing to express their opinions will do so elsewhere.”

  • E&G

    Strike one website down, six others will pop up. It seems ridiculous to force the closure of certain websites just for that reason alone, much less the human rights implications.

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