MP Dullas Alahapperuma said social media websites had become a threat to the Government and that it was planning to introduce laws to ban social media websites.
He told a news briefing held today that the Government had made several attempts to ban social media websites but it was unsuccessful because the people kept agitating against such moves.
“Government has now realized that social media websites were an obstacle to their survival and that is why it is attempting to introduce laws to ban social media in Sri Lanka,” the MP said. (Sheain Fernandopulle)
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ANTON Wednesday, 13 June 2018 13:22
ACTUALLY SOCIAL MEDIA IS LIKE A MIRROR WHERE ONE CAN SEE THEIR OWN FAULTS AT A GLANCE AND THEY WILL HAVE OPPORTUNITY TO GET THAT CORRECTED RIGHT AWAY...... (ONLY FOR INTELLIGENT PEOPLE)
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Sam Wednesday, 13 June 2018 13:23
I don’t think they would be that stupid because that would lead to the beginning of the end.
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Gona Wednesday, 13 June 2018 13:41
Well a challenge to government . TryAnd await a good return. Instead of curbing this and that first and foremost consider MS and RW as losers. Then instead of making matters you still have time to recitify errors. Actions speak louder than words being bandied around.
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Crimina Wednesday, 13 June 2018 14:26
Who ever does that , can be seated in opposition for a term of six years -_-
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Gemba Wednesday, 13 June 2018 14:29
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C.K.Lankaputhra Wednesday, 13 June 2018 14:36
But has not gone to the extent of burning media centers and killing journalists. Isn't Sir.
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Warren Raed Wednesday, 13 June 2018 14:42
This government is anyway doomed because My3 did not keep his election promises and has also messed up the country.
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Barry Wednesday, 13 June 2018 15:07
Only through Social media I came to know about the Golden horses, Shipping back Rajapaksa children's Lamborghini just before their defeat.It's sad now Government is going to ban this which helped them to come to power.Barry
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Nihal Amarasekera Thursday, 14 June 2018 05:21
It's a two-way process man.
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