FREE EXPRESSION

in Asian Cyberspace

Session 5: The battle for the Internet — laws

FOR Session 5, the discussion shifted to the legal framework that governments are employing to curtail freedom of expression online. Dini Widiastuti of Article 19 first gave a scan of traditional media and insult laws affecting the Internet in Asia. Download her presentation here.

James Gomez then tackled Singapore's defamation laws. His presentation can be accessed here.

Next was Malaysian blogger Jeff Ooi who discussed the whole gamut of anti-terrorism and national security laws affecting cyberspace. View his presentation here.

April 20, 2006 - Posted by | Presentations

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