Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

Taiwan: Internet freedom faces threats

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)

Start the conversation

Authors, please log in »

Guidelines

  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site