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Rs.100,000 to be charged from news websites

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Cabinet approved to amend the press council law to register websites for a fee of Rs.100,000 and annual renewal fee of Rs.50,000.

 
 

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-7+84 # Coconut Donkey 2012-07-12 11:49
Websites can't afford this much.. oh wait.. that's the point isnt it..!
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-2+74 # Game Over 2012-07-12 14:01
Why register here? Web is free and you can host a .com in any part of the world to be viewed world over !!
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-5+44 # king kudda 2012-07-12 11:54
and how much to BAN websites against MARA?
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-35+10 # shantha madawelas 2012-07-12 11:55
some thing is better than nothing....
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-1+21 # Ramuda Aja 2012-07-12 12:57
Double charge DMOL.
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-2+40 # Mishra 2012-07-12 13:12
Insane.
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-64+9 # Duchee 2012-07-12 13:33
Reasonable....
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-5+21 # Indula 2012-07-12 14:31
bad thing
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-6+3 # Free 2012-07-12 16:41
Surely CNN and BBC will register and all the news sites.
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-1+16 # senavi 2012-07-12 16:48
will they levy a charge on e-mails too.
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-1+15 # CJ 2012-07-12 17:08
I don't think this will work. They baned porn sites but those kind of sites still available to watch here in Sri Lanka. Only few news sites will pay the fee.
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-2+18 # Thahreer 2012-07-12 17:19
Another form of media suppression.
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-1+19 # Alex 2012-07-12 18:49
People to be charged Rs, 10,000/= annually for the oxygen they breath, - Cabinet Decisions
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-1+7 # Anon Count 2012-07-13 05:35
Ignorance at it's best...
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-0+4 # Punchi Putha 2012-07-13 09:09
What a foolish decision, websites can be operated from any part of the world.
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-0+7 # anura 2012-07-13 09:43
Charge 50000/- for each child birth, 25000 for death of a family member and so on. otherwise GOSL cant pay the millions of politicos and depemndents on public funds
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-0+0 # CITIZEN 2012-07-13 14:28
Media freedom is MUZZLED! Freedom of Expression is Buried Alive!! DEMOCRACY IS DEAD!!!
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