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Myanmar Crisis

Myanmar allows Tinder but axes dissent havens Twitter, Facebook

Junta whitelists 1,200 sites in shift from internet blackout strategy

The whitelists for internet access sent out by Myanmar's junta, led by military chief Min Aung Hlaing, include over 750 websites and over 450 domain names. (Source photos by Reuters and Yuji Kuronuma)

YANGON/BANGKOK -- Myanmar's junta has shared lists of over 1,200 online services and domain names it deems acceptable for public viewing, conspicuously excluding Facebook and Twitter as it looks to curb anti-coup protests, Nikkei Asia learned on Tuesday.

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