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Activists, bloggers call on MDA to withdraw licensing scheme

Prominent Singapore activists and bloggers behind some popular independent websites on Thursday called on the government to withdraw a new licensing scheme to regulate major online news sites.

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31st May 2013 22:28

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

In a statement issued Thursday, more than 20 individuals, most of whom write for socio-political sites such as The Online Citizen (TOC), TR Emeritus (TRE) and publichouse.sg, expressed their concerns about the impact of the newly-introduced requirement on Singaporeans’ ability to receive “diverse news information.”  Read more.