Taiwan: Internet freedom faces threats

By David Reid

Two recent incidents raised concerns about the government's attempt to limit freedom of speech on the internet in Taiwan. One incident involved threats of a lawsuit against the producer of a parody of a campaign video for Taichung Mayor Jason Hu. In the other incident the Ministry of Education demanded a popular online forum to “manage” political discussions. Tim Maddog writes that freedom of speech is being oppressed again. (More see Michael Turton)

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