Internet Filtering in Singapore in 2004-2005

By: derek on 12 September 2005

ONI has released a study on Internet Filtering in Singapore. The Republic of Singapore is an economic leader in Southeast Asia, with a vibrant information and communications technologies sector; however, the state maintains strong formal and informal controls over the information to which its citizens have access. Singapore's Internet content regulation depends primarily on access controls and legal pressures to prevent people from posting objectionable content rather than technological methods to block it. Compared to other countries that implement mandatory filtering regimes that ONI has studied closely, Singapore's technical filtering system is one of the most limited. Click here for full report.