10 Jun 2016
The arrival of mobile internet and social media in Myanmar has created jobs, boosted foreign investment and connected millions of people. It has opened up a formerly closed nation to a world of information, and introduced millions of young people to such worldly concepts as the selfie and the internet meme. But it has also brought with it a dark underbelly of cyber bullying and harassment – problems that the country remains unprepared to tackle.
“The number of Myanmar netizens has grown exponentially, and it is inevitable that such growth will bring along with it opportunities for bullies, trolls and stalkers to engage in harassment and other forms of cyber bullying,” said Cheah Swee Gim, Yangon director of law firm Kelvin Chia.
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