[LINK] RFI: Singapore's Blocks
Mon, 19 Nov 2001 10:37:04 +1000
On Sun, 18 Nov 2001 18:56:51 +1100 Roger Clarke <Roger.Clarke@xamax.com.au>
>>hearsay: a list of 100 sites are in fact blocked.
As at 3 May 1999, the above was stated by the SBA on their web site in a
FAQ. The words are still on the the SBA site, but I can't quickly see a
way to navigate to from the main pages.
However, the statement still exists at the following very long URL:
"What are the obligations of the Internet Service Providers?
According to the licensing framework, ISPs must exercise their best
possible efforts to ensure that the main information highways stay clean.
SBA does not want this task to be an onerous one for the ISPs, hence, they
are only required to limit access to 100 high-impact pornographic sites.
The ISPs are also required to observe the SBA content guidelines to
determine which newsgroups they should subscribe to. SBA encourages
Maybe that's still linked from somewhere, or maybe it's an old page they've