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She can access Internet from Home

We dared not of course hope but we see THAT as a dramatic transformation for our country’s democratization process. The regime allowed having Internet installed at the leader of Myanmar’s democracy movement Aung San Su Kyi’s house.

On Sunday, 23 January 2011, Internet line developed by Yadanarpon Teleport was set up at Daw Aung San Su Kyi’s house which is situated in University Avenue Road.

Despite a Mcwill system which is operated via telephone line, phone and voice services has not been accessible and just visual Internet is permitted. The connection speed is 512kbps at the moment. “They first officially said that is that 1M speed but it has not been unlimited and concluded saying that it will be upgraded later” an IT technician from NLD (National League for Democracy) reported. The Internet installation cost local currency of five lakh and sixty thousand kyats which is equivalent to about 560 US$.

A party member said that she is planning to register a mail4you Email account which is legally authorized by the junta. The mail4you is a low security service for the users where the privacy is in very doubtful condition and the passwords of it can be easily broken into the authority’s hands. In Myanmar, the ICT industry is strictly controlled by the government and even there is a rule that those who would like to have internet facility at their residency must lose contact with POLITICS.

Regarding the filling the forms for this internet registration, Daw Aung San Su Kyi joked that she had once answered that she does not have political-clearance at an interview after her house-detain.

NLD party members agree that it is, in anyway, a progress in terms of politics although that internet usable permission at her home is not a huge change.

Before her release in November 2010, during seven years period in home-arrest, she had mentioned that she would like to utilize online media and social networking. News from international brocast agencies like BBC, VOA and RFA and her radio used to be her companion then. Till now, her telephone line has been cut off.

Along with the good news about Internet at her home, MPT (Myanmar Port and Telecommunication) also reset up the phone line of NLD headquarter where the service was blocked for three years.

Party’s spokesman U Own Kyaing said that NLD’s own website will be planned to lunch soon.

From the released statement of MPT, there are over four hundred thousand people around the country who use Internet by 2010 and most of them are from big cities like Yangon and Mandalay.

In Myanmar, Internet facility was introduced into the public in 2000. Since then, the regime has been controlling anxiously and suspiciously what done via online by the social activists and democratic allies. The websites of media firms, most of the social networking sites such as YouTube, free Email services like Yahoo and Hot mail are access-denied.

Source: http://www.mizzimaburmese.com/news/inside-burma/6758-2011-01-21-13-21-08...

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Emie Zozobrado's picture

God bless us women!

Sister Insha, I adore your Daw Aung San Su Kyi. Now we can pride of the likes of Nelson Mandela out of our very own specie! She will triumph and we will stand by her all the way because she is raising our voices much higher and louder.... all the best...

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

Insha Allah's picture

We are together.

Dear sister Emie,

I also admire her persistence and loud voice representing the country and the people as a woman. We hope she can make some changes and have a chance to progress her and NLD's movement out of regime's restriction.

We are together.

Best regards,
Insha

Shwe Wutt Hmon

warona's picture

Oh my God

Dear Insha,
I also love your publishing more especially about this Nobel piece price winner.Hey my dear may be i dont understand English,this is my second language, i found myself scratching my head, i really cant get the message,yes i can see the heading ,very understandable.Am sorry i want to comment but......

Greateful,and thank you for sharing

Warona

"success will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time " And when confronted conquer with love

Insha Allah's picture

We are together learning.

Dear sister Warona,

First of all, I am very happy to hear that you appreciate my post. I think my weak English cannot lead you to reach my point. Do not feel sorry. We are together learning. As you said, it is not our mother tongue. So sometimes, we cannot reach to our communication's target. Anyway, I hope you get the sense of my post in terms of a voice about a woman as well as a noble peace prize winner. Here, i provide the information of her http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1991/kyi-bio.html which would help you more understandable. She has been under the government's oppression, she released in last November and now the government allowed her installed internet service at her home. That's good news for us.

Best regards,
Insha

Insha Allah

Shwe Wutt Hmon

Insha Allah's picture

We are togehter learning

Dear sister Warona,

First of all, I am very happy to hear that you appreciate my post. I think my weak English cannot lead you to reach my point. Do not feel sorry. We are together learning. As you said, it is not our mother tongue. So sometimes, we cannot reach to our communication's target. Anyway, I hope you get the sense of my post in terms of a voice about a woman as well as a noble peace prize winner. Here, i provide the information of her http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1991/kyi-bio.html which would help you more understandable. She has been under the government's oppression, she released in last November and now the government allowed her installed internet service at her home. That's good news for us.

Best regards,
Insha

Shwe Wutt Hmon

warona's picture

Okay dear

Dearest Insha,

Okay my dear i get the message clearly now.Indeed its great news for us. In this world you cant work without internet.Thanks to God who has seen her thruogh.

Greateful

Warona

"success will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time " And when confronted conquer with love

Insha Allah's picture

Great

Dear sister Warona,

I am very glad to hear you got it. Of course! Internet and online media play an important role in social change today.

Best regards,
Insha

Shwe Wutt Hmon

martha llano's picture

Amazing

Insha, was amazing to read about this woman.....I am doing some more research.

Con afecto

Martha Llano
selva@sentir.org
marthallano.wix.com/serna

HAGA ALGO........ lo que lo haga feliz!
Y tan sólo recuerde que las soluciones a problemas globales dependen de cada individuo.

Insha Allah's picture

People's leader

Dear sister,

She is the most popular icon of my country, used to be the most famous prisoner, you can find about her without any difficulty. Honestly, throughout my life, she was in home-arrest, honestly, till now we haven't seen her ability. I still wonder even she gets the power from the ruling regime which is very bad, how would she manage the country with many problems and corruptions? Anyway, I love her persistence which never change even the junta oppress her for many years and her strong voice for her people and her country. In my heart, she is really a dedicated and determined woman.

Best regards,
Insha

Shwe Wutt Hmon

HARMONY's picture

Wow Insha, so

Wow Insha, so touching!
Little by litle it wil come and Maynmar will de opend to developement in terms of IT. It might not seems great for NDL but it is something and progress is gradual.

Thanks for sharing with us. keep writing we understand the main point of your idea and that is the most important.

Trust your HOPES, not your fears... Harmony

Insha Allah's picture

benefit a little

Dear sister Harmony,

Yes! As the regime hold the strong power, we, Myanmar people have to try for the change pieces by pieces cleverly without taking any risk to anyone. Yes! Although it is not a huge change, NLD can benefit a little for their movements.

Thanks for encouraging me and I am trying to improve my writing from your comments and suggestions as well.

Best regards,
Insha

Shwe Wutt Hmon

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