SMS A Human Rights Issue?

from the burn-it! dept

DV Henkel-Wallace writes "The Sydney Morning Herald reports that an Indian "human rights" group burned a mobile to protest its "unindian" nature." Specifically, they're claiming that SMS messaging is the root of all divorces. I know that all new technologies seem to spark some sort of backlash, but this seems a little extreme.

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