Govt to block websites, portals causing 'chaos' before GE14


Communications and Multimedia Minister Salleh Said Keruak says the government will block any website or portal that 'causes chaos' in the run-up to the 14th general election. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 23, 2018.

COMMUNICATIONS and Multimedia Minister Salleh Said Keruak said the government will block any website or portals that ‘cause chaos’ before the 14th general election (GE14).

Salleh said his ministry is cooperating with the police to identify such portals and action will be taken under the Communications and Multimedia Act.


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  • ha ha ha go ahead la,malaysia chrocncile was blocked but yet still accessible

    Posted 2 years ago by Leslie Chan

  • Great idea start with Bernama!!

    Posted 2 years ago by Bob Archie

  • Please define 'cause chaos'. Telling the truth about 1MDB? Calling a thief a thief? Exposing blatantly fraudulent gerrymandering?

    Posted 2 years ago by Jack C

  • The only portals left standing will be UTUSAN, B HARIAN, NST, STAR and METRO.

    Among them the most reliable is UTUSAN aka Kertas Jamban

    Posted 2 years ago by Su Kian Hui

  • It is an actions of desperation. The winds of change will keep on blowing and nothing short of UmnoBn downfall will contain the wheels turning for the change.

    Posted 2 years ago by Lee Lee

  • Rakyat together with international observers will block BN ministers from stealing an election and peddling fake news

    Posted 2 years ago by Kuasa Rakyat

  • Interesting...so you planning on blocking international news websites also?

    Posted 2 years ago by Ramamurthi ram

  • thank god i read both the STAR and the malaysian insight ....even if all anti governmental website or portals are blocked before the 14th general election , i can still count on the star for election updates. And i wonder if i am counted amongst the 1100 individuals who are thought of as election troublemakers. Are keyboard warriors considered election troublemakers ? Naah...i am probably thinking too much or too highly of
    myself ... but just to be sure, perhaps i should make more fun of Dr. Mahathir's age again .... Surely somebody who makes fun of Dr. Mahathir's age won't be considered an election troublemaker by the government ....

    Posted 2 years ago by Nehru Sathiamoorthy