Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
Censorship Education Government The Media News Your Rights Online

Singaporean University Snubs Lauded (But Anti-Censorship) Professor 48

New submitter nifty-c writes "Singapore has invested heavily in higher education partnerships with the U.S. and launched an ambitious program of high-tech research with Western countries, but recent events have opened these links to controversy. Prof. Cherian George at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, is a communication and information school professor and an outspoken critic of his government's censorship of the Internet. NTU recently fired him, sparking an outcry from critics who claim political interference. This week a group of faculty and affiliates at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society has 'strongly caution[ed]...colleagues working in the area of Internet and society in any dealings with Singaporean universities.'"
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Singaporean University Snubs Lauded (But Anti-Censorship) Professor

Comments Filter:

Trying to be happy is like trying to build a machine for which the only specification is that it should run noiselessly.

Working...