Network Experts Confirmed Authorities Blocked Content Related to Malaysia’s GE13

Network experts over Lowyat.net’s Forum confirmed all plaintext HTTP connections on Unifi (and maybe Celcom + Maxis) are being man-in-the-middle’d and dropped if they contain blacklisted data.

Looks like there are videos some people don’t like us Malaysians to see.

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The discussion is found here, you may follow the thread to get updates on the research and attempts done by our forum members.

Try the links below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVWxB4AWOxc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHTz22bTBRw

On my attempt, the 1st link loads the video but there’s quite a long gap between the Youtube ads and the video itself. I didn’t time it but it’s about 1 minute I reckon, just a black screen.

The 2nd video on the other hand, also shows the black screen but ended in error loading video.

Screenshot as seen below.

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Looks like with around 4 days left to THE DAY – Malaysia’s General Election 13, there are parties that are pulling strings to stop the nation from viewing certain videos.

Here are some feedback from others on Facebook ……

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Please follow the discussion thread at lowyat.net for further updates.

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