[JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] stated Friday that the Singapore government's new licensing requirements [text, PDF] for news sources impinges on free speech [press release]. By placing a registration fee on sources that meet threshold levels of Internet traffic [MDA fact sheet], HRW believes the government will have an undue level of power in deciding who can publish what. Their report further asserted that the government's stringent restrictions on dissent will give it cause to refuse licenses to...

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