Tag Archives: EDMW

Would Anyone Care About Offensive Comments On EDMW?

Recently, Minister Shanmugam said that action will be taken against a man who made insulting posts about Indians and Covid-19 on Twitter under the handle Sharon Liew @sharonliew86 some weeks ago. I run a Twitter account where I upload screenshots of racists / anti-religious posts made by various Hardwarezone members, a forum owned by Singapore Press Holdings. Will anyone care about these offensive tweets?

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EDMW FORUM MODS LOVE AH TIONGS, BAN S’POREAN USERS FOR USING DEROGATORY “ATBCPJHJ”

Last week, something big happened at what is probably the biggest casual subforums in Singapore, EDMW. Sudden enforcing of strict rules and moderation by HWZ admin was met with strong resistance from users, some of whom have been using the site for almost two decades. Users started getting banned for a term they had always been using. Subsequently, moderators started sweeping the subforum and banning users indiscriminately lead by "Dragon", believed to be female. Even users who were toeing the line were caught in the cross-fire.

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