It is understood the military initially made a phone call to FINTEL but were told to write formally to the Chief Executive Officer Sakaraia Tuilakepa with the request.
This morning the army’s acting information technology manager Salusalu and another officer were seen at FINTEL. It has been confirmed that they were meeting with management and trying to persuade them to pull the plug on our blogs.
From our information, FINTEL is wary of the legal implications of blocking access, but the final decision rests with the CEO.
The military wanted access blocked by 3pm (1500hrs FST/0300hrs GMT) today.
In the worst case scenario, all Internet access out of
Friday, May 11, 2007