The Big Think

January 25, 2004

No Internet for YOU!

Filed under: Uncategorized — jasony @ 2:33 am

Castro’s Cuba has begun denying access to the internet for its citizens. They will begin charging Cuban’s the equivalent of a month’s income for an hour of internet access, effectively shutting down their citizen’s access through financial means. Cuba says that only certain scientists and government officials will have approved access.

2 Comments »

  1. One truism that has rather remarkably and consistently defied the odds is that “the Internet views censorship as damage and routes around it.” That will happen in Cuba, and it will be interesting to see how.

    Comment by Giles Bateman — January 25, 2004 @ 6:04 am

  2. Are Rick and Simona living there? I hope not. I can’t imagine having to live in such a restrictive environment. I feel sorry for the Cuban people.

    Comment by Erin — January 25, 2004 @ 12:26 pm

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