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Solomon Islands set to ban Facebook in the name of ‘national unity’ – ABC News

The Solomon Islands Government defends its decision to place a temporary ban on Facebook, a move it says is aimed at tackling cyberbullying and online defamation….

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The Solomon Islands Government has defended its decision to place a temporary ban on Facebook, a move it says is aimed at tackling cyberbullying and online defamation.
Key points:

  • The Pacific nation’s Government said Facebook was “undermining” national unity
  • It is not yet known how exactly authorities will go about blocking the site
  • The decision has been widely criticised by the public and the political opposition

The ban, which has not yet come into effect, received an angry response online after…

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