The Digital Divide – Are You Entitled to Freedom of Speech on Social Media Channels?

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Last week, a case involving a Singaporean citizen posted racist remarks to the Malay community caught my attention. Let me just give you a quick introduction to the topic. Amy Cheong, the former Assistant Director of NTUC posted her rant on Facebook on Sunday evening (7 October 2012). By Monday morning (8 October 2012), the post went viral on Facebook, Twitter and blogs. NTUC’s Facebook page was bombarded with furious demands for Amy’s dismissal. NTUC reacted quickly and fired her by Monday afternoon. Read more [...]