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

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

What is the point of an internet “Code of Conduct”? April 28, 2012 by admin Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics Written by Ng E-Jay 28 April 2012 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 will reflect the overall sentiment of netizens without incurring vast skepticism pertaining to their political neutrality or lack thereof? And what is the purpose of it all, when there are already adequate laws in place to deal with destructive behaviour like incitement to violence, sedition, sowing racial hatred, defamation, or spreading malicious rumours? Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts...

Full article: http://www.sgpolitics.net/?p=7539

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