Minister's 'ban Facebook' plan goes against Najib

Modified 12 Aug 2014, 5:42 am

Communication and Multimedia Minister Ahmad Shabery Cheek is facing mounting criticism for his proposal to study the banning of Facebook, with NGO Centre For A Better Tomorrow (Cenbet) joining the fray.

Describing the move as going against Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, Cenbet committee member Woon King Chai added: "Such a statement runs in direct contradiction to Najib’s assurance, when he first took office, that the era of 'government knows best has ended'."

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