Monday, April 25, 2005

A*Star-AcidFlask incident

A*Star, a government agency, forces the closure of Caustic Soda by Chen Jiahao a.k.a. AcidFlask, the first-known shutdown of a personal blog due to external pressure.

Update (9 March, 2007)
Aaron Ng posted an official clarification from A*Star regarding the AcidFlask incident. It included the defamatory remarks. It also clarified that Jiahao was asked to delete the offending remarks only, not shut down his entire blog.

Contributed by Yuhui.

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