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Cambodia plans China-style internet firewall

'National internet gateway' includes 'censorship angle' that alarms NGOs

Cambodia is planning to route all web traffic through a "national internet gateway" that human rights advocates fear will be similar to a China-style firewall. (Source photos by Nikkei)

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia's government will route all web traffic through a "national internet gateway" under plans that human rights advocates fear will see critical content blocked by a China-style firewall.

The plans are laid out in a yet-to-be-signed sub-decree drafted in July and obtained by the Nikkei Asian Review.

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