12 Jan '11, 8am

So many hysterical posts on TOC's gazetting, so few w correct facts on what the gazetting means. This is 1 of the few

The heft of the government’s ‘light touch’ has descended upon local sociopolitical website The Online Citizen , just as it passed the four-year mark of its inception. According to an announcement posted on the website on Tuesday, the government signalled its intent to gazette The Online Citizen as a political association under the Political Donations Act . The email sent by the Prime Minister’s Office a day earlier stated that the website had been marked as an organisation whose ‘objects or activities’ were mainly focused on politics in Singapore. The Media Development Authority (MDA) fired its own salvo on Tuesday afternoon, sending the website’s editors an email requiring it to register under the Class Licenses Scheme (CLS). Under the CLS, websites that propagate, promote or discuss domestic politics or religion are required to register with the MDA. These developments c...

Full article: http://journalism.sg/2011/01/12/regulating-the-online-cit...

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Online Citizen had it coming « Opinion

temasekreview.com 12 Jan '11, 3am

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temasekreview.com 12 Jan '11, 4am

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straitstimes.com 15 Jan '11, 3am

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temasekreview.com 14 Jan '11, 3pm

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theonlinecitizen.com 14 Jan '11, 10am

TOC is confident in our ability to continue operating within the framework of the Political Donations Act and stand ready ...

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cruzteng.com 12 Jan '11, 11am

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The Online Citizen's appeal rejected (via ST iP...

straitstimes.com 19 Jan '11, 1am

The Prime Minister turned down an appeal from The Online Citizen, affirming his decision to gazette it as a political asso...