Since last year, Kuwait’s Ministry of Communication has blocked Skype, a software program that allows people to make phone calls over the internet at a cost of almost nothing thanks to its Voice over IP technology. The reason being that this technology would severely impact, or even obliterate, the local telecommunications industry as a whole.
Just two weeks ago, Skype made its debut on the iTunes App Store and today it stands as the most downloaded application in Kuwait! What do you think the government will do this time? Could they deprive people the right to install certain applications on their phones too?