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Re: DON'T Nuke Singapore Back into the Stone Age

James Seng wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Aug 1996, Timothy C. May wrote:
> > The point is to make clear to them that the Usenet and similar Web sites
> > are global in nature, not subject to censorship without a very high local
> > cost. If discussions of Lee Kwan Yew's dynasty are considered illegal, then
> > Singaporans will have to choose not to carry the various newsgroups into
> > which *I* post such messages!
> Just let to add my comment in regard to this unforuntate discusssion.
> To understand the sitution better, you should not impose America 
> idealogy and perspection on how things to be done to Singapore. Singapore 
> maybe young but there are certain culture too.
> Most importantly, the move to censor certain WWW site actually comes as a 
> relieve to many people, especially parents who worried about the bad 
> influence of it. We can go into the same discussion about whose 
> responsibilty it is but before you do that, please bear in mind that this 
> is Singapore.

America is much less different from Singapore in that respect than
you might think.