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Sri Lanka: SMS misstep reveals Colombo's information control

Sep 8, 2010 10:32:10 PM - yahoo.com
Sri Lanka governments information department on Wednesday sent out a premature SMS (Short Message Service) alert to all mobile phone users in Sri Lanka, announcing that the 18th amendment to the constitution was passed in parliament with the government obtaining a two thirds majority for the bill. The SMS alert was sent 30 minutes before the bill was actually taken up in parliament for voting.