The military junta is again exercised by lese majeste, suggesting they may be getting a boot in the backside from the new and the easily annoyed king. 392 more words
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Li Aijie, April 23, 2017
Born in 1971, the Urumqi-based Zhang Haitao (张海涛) was arrested on June 26, 2015 for his online speech: to be precise, 69 WeChat posts and 205 Twitter posts, including retweets of others’ tweets. 1,232 more words
Brief corrections to two stories in the media that mislead, both noted by PPT readers.
First, at Prachatai, there’s a report headlined “Junta blocks Youtube channel of exiled Thai journalist. 561 more words
I just happened to notice at one of my publishers, RINF, “Google’s Censorship Of Independent News – Rinf Becomes Latest Victim”, and the owner, Mick Meaney, described Google’s threat to him if he didn’t remove a news-article that was critical of the Israeli government. 444 more words
More EU nastiness...EU is getting heavy with internet giants who refuse to censor content that the EU does not like
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Social media giants Facebook, Google and Twitter will be forced to change their terms of service for EU users within a month, or face hefty fines from European authorities, an official said on Friday.The move was initiated after politicians have decided to blame their unpopularity on ‘fake news’ rather than their own incompetence and their failure to listen to the will of the people.