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YD Protests Internet Ban

27 July 2001

The Young Democrats deplores the latest move by the Government to impose new rules for campaigning on the Internet (Straits Times, July 26, 2001).

This new legislation is yet another sorry attempt by the PAP to prevent the Opposition from effectively reaching out to voters during elections. With the local media in the hands of the ruling party and the continued restrictions on the foreign media, the Internet is the only other avenue for the Opposition to conduct its campaign activities.

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