Singapore to Regulate Yahoo!, Other Online News Sites

Websites that regularly report on Singapore, including Yahoo! News, will have to get a license beginning June 1, putting them on par with newspapers and television new outlets, in a move seen by some as a bid to rein in free-wheeling Internet news.
“Online news sites that report regularly on issues relating to Singapore and have significant reach among readers here will require an individual license,” Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) said in a statement.
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