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 August 13, 2009  Posted by  Non-U.S., Online

Malaysia’s government on Thursday said it would seek other ways of curbing “the spread of lies and seditious materials” online after earlier plans for an Internet filter were apparently scrapped.

A source had earlier told Reuters the government was cancelling a tender for Internet filter that drew comparisons with China’s “Green Dam” project and triggered an outcry from opposition politicians as well as criticism from industry bodies.

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