08 Jun '13, 7pm

The Singapore way of censorship: blogs must be licensed, license costs $39500

‘Free My Internet’: Hundreds march in Singapore against website licensing regime (PHOTOS) Get short URL Published time: June 08, 2013 19:25 Tags Asia , Conflict , Human rights , Internet , Law , Politics , Protest In Singapore, up to 2,000 activists lead by local bloggers staged a rally against recently introduced licensing rules for news websites, including breaches of “racial or religious harmony”, which protesters see as an attack on freedom of expression. A crowd with posters denouncing “internet censorship” gathered on Saturday in Speakers’ Corner at Hong Lim Park to demand the withdrawal of the policy. The peaceful demonstration in the Southeast Asian city-state was organized by a group of bloggers called “Free My Internet.” The message of the gathering - “the government must trust us, and stop treating us like babies,” said Choo Zheng Xi, the group’s spokesperson. “...

Full article: http://rt.com/news/singapore-website-protest-bloggers-419/

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  1. 10 Jun '13, 1am

    Again we show the world how backward we are. Come on Singapore, there must be a better way!

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