Online LGBT Censorship Malaysia

Online testing data indicates that at least 3 international LGBT related sites are on the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) block list.

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  • Online testing data indicates that at least 3 international LGBT related sites are on the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) block list. Local LGBT community websites however are currently freely accessible to Malaysians.

  • Malaysians trying to access the blocked sites Planet Romeo, Gay Star news and Utopia Asia on local ISPs will be redirected to the IP address (175.139.142.25) of MCMC server that serves the the official notice. This notice page may not load up, and some users on different ISPs may encounter a connection or 404 page not found error.

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