05 Sep '11, 10pm

ACRES accused of 'cyber attack'

SINGAPORE - The controversy over the capture and captivity of 25 wild dolphins for Resorts World Sentosa's (RWS) Marine Life Park attraction has taken a new twist, with the resort accusing animal welfare group Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (ACRES) of "cyber harassment" on its Facebook wall. RWS has claimed that ACRES orchestrated an attack on its Facebook wall constituting of a "barrage of repetitive and abusive messages" - leading to the resort to temporarily suspending postings on its Facebook wall last Saturday evening, while ACRES said the IR had blocked ACRES' followers on the RWS Facebook page, and has been uncommunicative over the issue. In a statement, RWS said that while it welcomed "constructive dialogue", this incident "contravened the true spirit of building a genuine Facebook community of (RWS) fans ... it also inconvenienced our fans". RWS, w...

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