The nerve of the blithering idiots.
MCMC has instructed all our internet service providers to block the Malaysia Today site.
Apart from Dear Pete, I haven't been reading it. Firstly, I am busy with a critical deadline. Secondly, most of the stuff there is very populist and somewhat biased.
But when someone violates my right to read any material on the internet, I turn irate.
There are 2 ways to overcome the blocks:
a. TM uses a simple IP block. To access http://www.malaysia-today.net change the DNS lookup to OpenDNS.
Those using XP :
* click Start -> Connect To
* Right Click network connection you are using.
* Select Properties
* Click on Network Tab
* Highlight “Internet Protocol”
* Click on Properties at bottom right
* Click “Use the Following DNS server addresses
Preferred DNS Server : 188.8.131.52
Alternate DNS server : 184.108.40.206
Click OK all the way. close connection and start again. If you type http://www.malaysia-today.net you will arrive at the site.
b. change URL to
It's going to take a lot more than blocking internet sites for people to abandon this quest for change.