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Re: <nettime> Cuba Tightens Its Control Over Internet
calin on Sun, 11 Jan 2004 16:53:36 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> Cuba Tightens Its Control Over Internet


Although the information points at a reality foreseeable from the very
beginning of the internet "free" access outburst - the possibility to
efficiently control the net through its infrastructural components - I see
a loophole in the dark Cuban scenario, mentioned in the sentence bellow.
Any idea how those "cards" can be purchased and what typew of birocratic
control does that imply?


> E-net, the Internet service of the Cuban telephone
> company Etecsa
>
> E-net customers who do not have the dollar phone
> service can keep accessing the Internet with the
> ordinary phone service with special cards sold at
> Etecsa offices, the letter says.



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