Afghanistan Plants a Flag in Cyberspace

The BBC reports that Afghanistan has “launched its own national internet domain, .af, for websites and e-mail addresses.”

But Afghanistan is far from a wired nation because

    Under the former fundamentalist Taleban authorities, all non-governmental use of e-mail services and websites was punishable by death.

Will this formerly fundamentalist Islam nation become the new home of “Size Does Matter” spam?

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