29 Jul '11, 9pm

#ppi Japan monitors Blogs & Twitter for critical info on Fukushima. Japan denies "censorship"

#ppi Japan monitors Blogs & Twitter for critical info on Fukushima. Japan denies "censorship"

Japan on Friday denied that a government project to monitor online news reports and Twitter posts about the Fukushima nuclear crisis was an attempt to censor negative information and views. -- PHOTO: AP TOKYO - JAPAN on Friday denied that a government project to monitor online news reports and Twitter posts about the Fukushima nuclear crisis was an attempt to censor negative information and views. Some Western online reports have charged that Japan had passed a law with the intent of 'cleansing' the Internet of negative reports and commentary about the accident at the tsunami-hit Fukushima Daiichi atomic plant. Chikako Ogami, a spokesman at the energy agency of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), told AFP: 'Our government will never censor information at all. These are erroneous news reports.' Ms Ogami said the agency had set aside funds in the nation's dis...

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