To combat the problem of spam, the Infocomm Development Authority and the Attorney-General’s Chambers of Singapore jointly initiated a public consultation on 25th May 2004, resulting in the proposed Spam Control Bill (the “Bill”). The Bill (amended as a reulst of feedback) was presented for its first reading in Parliament on the 27th February 2007, a subsequent second reading on the 1st March 2007, and is now awaiting a third reading and enactment.

Cloaking allows webserver administrators to draw a virtual curtain around a Web site to mask sensitive information from outsiders. It can make a website appears as if it has been abandoned to someone while to everyone else, the website appears as “business as usual”.