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Daily Archives: 2012-04-29

What is the point of an internet “Code of Conduct”?

~ By Ng E Jay ~ I simply don’t see the logic or the point of trying to develop an internet “Code of Conduct”.    How is anyone going to enforce such a code of conduct given the free-wheeling nature of the internet that knows no geographical boundaries? How is any organization supposed to develop a code of conduct that …

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Chee Soon Juan: We do not have political rights

~ By Chee Soon Juan ~ I refer to the article published on your site, "Dr. Chee should be permitted to attend the Oslo Freedom Forum" by Ghui. I quote the following paragraphs: Whether Dr. Chee’s views are right or wrong is not the point. The point is that he was willing to speak his mind when many people would …

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Show us you mean business

~ By Siew Kum Hong ~ There's been a lot of talk about the Government's proposal for an online code of conduct, and last Thursday the Institute of Public Studies organised a closed-door discussion on the topic. It was conducted under the Chatham House Rule, so I'm not going to go into details on what was discussed. What I will …

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Facebook and The Prime Minister

~ By Dr Wong Wee Nam ~ Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong appears to be loosening up. He has just launched his official Facebook page and Twitter account. In launching the Facebook he wrote “The social media have changed the way we live, work and play, especially the way we connect with one another. Societies, communities and governments all over …

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