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Text messaging banned in Central African Republic

0. phoneArena 05 Jun 2014, 18:11 posted on

The land-locked nation of Central African Republic has had a rough go of things since it gained...

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posted on 05 Jun 2014, 18:49 1

1. Jinto (Posts: 295; Member since: 15 Jan 2014)


Noooooooooooooo...............

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 09:31

11. Jinto (Posts: 295; Member since: 15 Jan 2014)


texting in the C.A.R.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 20:31 1

2. Bioload25 (Posts: 189; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


Weed?

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 20:41

3. fzacek (Posts: 1236; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)


Can't they just use Twitter or some other social network to organize the work strikes instead?...

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 20:50 1

5. Augustine (Posts: 614; Member since: 28 Sep 2013)


Hangouts, WhatsApp? They should work in the local 2G network.

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 03:15

10. TylerGrunter (Posts: 864; Member since: 16 Feb 2012)


Have you ever thought that many people there may not have data plans or smartphones? Not even 2G?
Because that's probably why the use SMS instead.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 20:45

4. Augustine (Posts: 614; Member since: 28 Sep 2013)


If only the Central African Republic would follow the example of the Republic of California and mandate phone to have a kill switch it wouldn't have to disable SMS. America leading the way with innovative solutions yet again!

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 22:09

6. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 846; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


This will just make people angrier as another sign of the government oppressing its people.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 23:46 1

7. corporateJP (Posts: 1520; Member since: 28 Nov 2009)


Texting ban...check.

Government armed troops...check.

Genocide...check...

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 00:22 1

8. Augustine (Posts: 614; Member since: 28 Sep 2013)


Phone kill switch... Check.

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 01:10 1

9. engineer-1701d (Posts: 415; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


reducing the population at its best

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