Major websites to protest licensing requirement

MEDIA STATEMENT Thursday, 30 May 2013 Major Online Websites in Singapore to Protest Against Licensing Requirement The Media Development Authority had, on Tuesday, introduced a “licensing framework” that would require “online news sites” to put up a “performance bond” of $50,000 and “comply within 24 hours to MDA’s directions to remove content that is found […]

Gov’t reneges on ‘light touch’ promise statement on the MDA ruling: “The new Internet ruling announced by the Media Development Authority (MDA) is symptomatic of a government which continues to be out of touch with the ground. “The new rulings mark the government reneging on its promise of adopting ‘a balanced and light-touch approach’ to the Internet, as the MDA […]