Friday, April 07, 2006

Singapore attacked over blog gag

'The Singapore government has been condemned for gagging political discussion on the web in the run up to the country's parliamentary elections. The government has extended censorship laws to ban podcasts and videocasts that carry political content. Websites and blogs are already under strict control and must be registered with the government. Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders said the ban would prevent democratic debate on the Net...' More / RWB statement


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