I couldn’t be in Hong Lim Park on the afternoon of 8 June. I was thousands of miles away in central Scotland. But I kept myself updated with the help of live-tweeters at the #FreeMyInternet protest, and was glad the event went well.
In yet another attempt to defend the MDA’s licensing scheme, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim quoted two examples of other countries looking towards regulating new media: New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Press regulation has been a fairly big issue in the UK ever since the phone hacking scandal broke. Throughout [...]
Towards the end of Channel NewsAsia’s Talking Point show on the new MDA licensing regime, a caller asked Acting Minister of Manpower, Tan Chuan-jin, to confirm on air that blogs would not be subjected to licensing in the future.
The Minister repeated his mantra of the show: the regulations are [...]
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