Internet in Burma

The Internet in Burma (also known as Myanmar) has been available since 2000 when the first Internet connections were established. However, the military government works aggressively to limit and control Internet access through software-based censorship, infrastructure and technical constraints, and laws and regulations with large fines and lengthy prison sentences for violators. The government also charges high prices to connect to the Internet, and then charges on a per-hour basis once connected. Many native Burmese do not have the money to pay for this.

Myanmar's top-level domain is '.mm'.

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