Tag Archives: SMS
- Malaysia cancels 8k mobile phone numbers to combat text message gambling promos
April 20, 2016
Malaysian authorities cancel over 8k mobile phone numbers they claim were connected with illegal gambling text message promotions.
- Malaysia waiting to pounce on illegal text message betting syndicate
August 6, 2015
Malaysian authorities says they've identified an illegal text message betting operation but are waiting for the right moment to pounce.
- Africa mobile growth explodes; Nigeria bans SMS lotteries; SBTech inks Betland
December 29, 2012
Africa is the 2nd fastest region for mobile subscriber growth; Nigeria bans SMS lotteries to limit network congestion; SBTech inks Betland
- China shut 60k websites in 2010; list of banned SMS words leaked
January 5, 2011
In lifestyle news, China boasts of having shut down 60k websites it found offensive in 2010, a four-fold increase over 2009's tally.
GREAT MOMENTS IN CENSORSHIP: China blocks virtual private networks
December 28, 2012