Burmese bloggers silenced as curbs bring internet blackout

The shutdown of communications in Burma has slowed information to the outside world to a trickle, with the number of reports to one exile group cut by half and websites with the .mm Burma suffix being unavailable, campaigners said yesterday.”It is difficult to get information out because the internet has been closed,” said Moe Aye, an editor at the Democratic Voice of Burma, a media group set up by exiled Burmese students.The group, based in Norway, said about half of all communications to the rest of the world were blocked by the regime.

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