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Malaysian Government Offers Free E-mail To All Citizens 189

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the what-could-possibly-go-wrong dept.
jfruhlinger writes "Attempts to move governments to electronic communications often hit a serious snag: Governments must serve all citizens, and not all citizens have email addresses. Malaysia's solution to the problem: offer free email to every Malaysian adult. Citizens will be able to get their @myemail.my address by inserting a smartcard into a reader or presenting it in person." Would you trust your government to be your mail provider?
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Malaysian Government Offers Free E-mail To All Citizens

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