Blogging can be fun, but there are several issues to be aware of lest you end up on the wrong side of the law. Here are some web resources that can give you an overview of some of such issues. These websites refer mostly to the Singaporean context.
Radio Singapore International: Blogwatch on the Legal Pitfalls in Blogging
WWLegal.com [Look for FAQs on the left link bar and click on the subject "Bloggers" when on the FAQ page]
Law Gazette by the Law Society of Singapore: Bloggers Beware, The Five Commandments for Bloggers
ZDnet Asia: Want to blog? Stick to the rules
ST701: Itching to write? Blogging about work
Radio Singapore International: Blogwatch, Foreign Affairs Minister, George Yeo, on the role of blogs in society and the media
Other useful resources:
SPRING Singapore: Singapore Online Safety Guide (scroll down the page, find the link and download it)
All websites last accessed 24th November, 2006.
For more information, you could also refer to the books in our earlier post.
Answered by Jillian Lim, Librarian, Public Library Services
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