The Malaysian government is on a roll. Three months back, it mulled over the possibility of banning Facebook locally, following 2,000 reports of abuse made in the country. That didn’t sit well with Malaysians at all. Now, the Malay Mail Online reports that authorities are looking into setting up a firewall on a number of websites including YouTube.
The goal: to ensure that any content which does not adhere to the guidelines set by the Film Censorship Board – and hence is not suited to the local culture and sensitivity – cannot be viewed by locals.