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Podcasts to be banned during Singapore election
From: David Farber <dave () farber net>
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 07:10:57 -0400



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From: Ole Jacobsen <ole () cisco com>
Date: April 5, 2006 4:28:43 AM EDT
To: Dave Farber <dave () farber net>
Subject: Podcasts to be banned during Singapore election
Reply-To: Ole Jacobsen <ole () cisco com>


Political podcasts and streaming video feeds will be banned during
Singapores next general election, a government minister said Monday.

...

"In a free-for-all Internet environment, where there are no rules,
political debates could easily degenerate into an unhealthy, unreliable
and dangerous discourse flush with rumors and distortions to mislead and
confuse the public."

Oh, and politicians do what?

More details at:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/macworld/20060404/tc_macworld/podcast20060404_0

Ole

Ole J. Jacobsen
Editor and Publisher,  The Internet Protocol Journal
Cisco Systems
Tel: +1 408-527-8972   GSM: +1 415-370-4628
E-mail: ole () cisco com  URL: http://www.cisco.com/ipj



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