'Vicious' edits to PAP's Wikipedia page
MP says there's a need to check legal recourse
Published on Jun 13, 2014 7:37 AM
A People's Action Party MP has said there is a need to check what legal recourse exists for the "vicious" edits made to its Wikipedia page.
Tampines GRC MP Baey Yam Keng spoke out after a user of the website changed the name of the party to "Party Against People" and added lines such as "down with the fascists" and "vote for Opposition" into the text.
According to the page's publicly available editing history, the user who first made the changes appeared to have done so on Wednesday afternoon under the name "AlikVesilev".
The user claimed that "proof of (the PAP's) suppression of freedom of speech" was demonstrated by the sacking of blogger Roy Ngerng by Tan Tock Seng Hospital this week, a move later backed by the Ministry of Health.
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