Eileen Yu

Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently an independent business technology journalist and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 20 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings. Eileen majored in Journalism at The University of Queensland, Australia, where she wrote an honours thesis titled: To Censor or Not: The Great Singapore Dilemma. In her By The Way blog, she covers industry developments in Singapore as well as other Asian markets, and aims to drive discussions about the impact of government regulations and policies.

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Singapore online falsehoods law to face first court appeal

Singapore online falsehoods law to face first court appeal

Paving the first time the country's online falsehoods law will be argued in court, the Singapore Democratic Party says it has filed an appeal after Manpower Minister Josephine Teo rejected the opposition party's application to retract correction directions issued against three of its online posts.

January 8, 2020 by in Security

Singapore must look beyond online falsehood laws as elections loom

Singapore must look beyond online falsehood laws as elections loom

Country's government is missing the point with its use of correction directives, when it should be looking more closely at how the legislation can be used to address bigger security threats as it prepares for its first elections since the emergence of technology, such as deepfake, and increased online interference.

January 7, 2020 by in Security

StarHub, U Mobile to run 5G roaming tests

StarHub, U Mobile to run 5G roaming tests

The trials will run entirely on 5G, and independent of 4G infrastructure, which the Singapore and Malaysia telcos say make these different from other roaming trials that still tap 5G non-standalone technology.

December 30, 2019 by in 5G

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