26 Nov '11, 12pm

Dr Yaacob calls for guidelines on proper behaviour online

While the Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Dr Yaacob Ibrahim (above) was heartened by the response by the Malay-Muslim community over the recent offensive postings on the Internet, he is calling for a code of conduct to govern proper behaviour online. -- ST PHOTO: STEPHANIE YEOW By Judith Tan While the Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Dr Yaacob Ibrahim was heartened by the response by the Malay-Muslim community over the recent offensive postings on the Internet, he is calling for a code of conduct to govern proper behaviour online. He said such guidelines will allow people to moderate their views, and speak about issues in a 'rational and sensible manner that will not offend other groups and communities'. Dr Yaacob, who is also the Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts cautioned the three incidences were not the first and neither would they be the l...

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