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How should bloggers be classified?
According to a report in Malaysian national news agency Bernama, Information Minister Zainuddin Maidin wants to classify bloggers as professionals and non-professionals as a means to prevent misuse of blogs."This classification will also facilitate the action to be taken against those found to have violated the country's laws," he said during a press conference.
Few Malaysians aware of govt ICT programs
The Malaysian government may be a strong advocate of ICT, but the public still has a poor understanding of what the government is doing with respect to ICT.It seems that less than 5 percent of 4,000 respondents of a survey knew about the government's Malaysian Information, Communications and Multimedia Services 886 (MyICMS 886) launched in 2005.