Singapore Internet Watch

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Singapore Internet Watch is a student-run group focusing on internet research. Our key focus areas include censorship, media regulation, misinformation and freedom of information. We believe in the need for open data and transparency in studying contentious issues at the intersection of Sing... Read more

Singapore Internet Watch is a student-run group focusing on internet research. Our key focus areas include censorship, media regulation, misinformation and freedom of information.

We believe in the need for open data and transparency in studying contentious issues at the intersection of Singapore’s internet and society.

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OnlyFans, Cryptocurrency and Academic Freedom

Singapore has again made global headlines, this time for the charges it has brought against OnlyFans user Titus Low for sharing sexually explicit content through the OnlyFans platform.This is the first reported instance of the authorities here bringing a case…

 
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Internet News Round-Up

CensorshipBook on censorship censored in Singapore: IMDA has banned the distribution of Red Lines: Political Cartoons And The Struggle Against Censorship (by Cherian George and Sonny Liew) under the Undesirable Publications Act.MisinformationFacebook group di…

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Bibliographies on Singapore Internet Studies

The latest use of POFMA is aimed at two web articles promoting vaccine misinformation, published by the Truth Warriors website on 30 August. This is only the second time POFMA has been used to target vaccine misinformation.

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Court of Appeal on POFMA

POFMA Appeal Ruling: The Court of Appeal gave its ruling on the appeals by the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) and The Online Citizen (TOC).You can read the summary from SDP and TOC's legal representation here. Basically, part of the appeal was successful.Fo…

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FICA, The Online Citizen and more

Quarantine Orders and TelemedicineTelemedicine Operators Stretched Thin: At least nine telemedicine operators have been brought in to reinforce the Ministry of Health's handling of the growing number of COVID-19 patients recovering at home.However, reports in…

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Privacy and Security Resources for Civil Society

Law and Digital PoliticsThe new foreign interference law: A new Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Act has been introduced in Parliament. If passed, it will give the Singapore government the power to remove, change, or block “hostile” online information. …

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Introducing the Singapore Internet Watch

Singapore Internet Watch is a student-run group focusing on research at the intersection of Singapore's internet and society. Our key focus areas include censorship, surveillance, and misinformation.Our WorkWe believe in the need for open data and transparenc…