U.S. logs Saddam’s son
off computer

By WND Staff

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U.S. officials say Saddam Hussein’s son, Uday, has had his e-mail account on Yahoo’s Internet server shut down by the U.S. government, reports Geostrategy, the global intelligence news agency.

A note posted Nov. 29 on the Internet site belonging to the Iraqi government newspaper Baghdad Babil, which is published by Uday Hussein, stated Uday could now be contacted at a new address: [email protected].

The note to readers said: ”We apologize for changing the e-mail address for reasons beyond our control.”

It goes on to say the U.S. Treasury Department ordered Yahoo to cancel the old e-mail address even though the newspaper company had paid for its use.

”This move shows the U.S. administration’s foolishness and shortsightedness when dealing with other people, and with its own people,” the note stated.

”Here, we stress that we reserve our legal and financial right to take action against the network, Yahoo, at the proper time and in the proper way, in accordance with their own accepted laws.”

The Internet version of the Babil newspaper reportedly has not been updated since Nov. 19. The Iraqi Ministry of Information is said to have suspended publication of the newspaper for one month for undisclosed reasons.


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