5 Feb 2018
The number of signatories in an online campaign supporting the deputy junta head has dramatically decreased from almost 20,000 to 250 after Change.org detected the use of internet bots to boost numbers. On 5 February 2018, Warisara Sornpet, Director of Change.org Thailand, revealed to the media that the website had detected an attempt to manipulate an online campaign called “Supporting DPM Prawit for National Security and the 2018 World Cup.” The petition had received over 16,000 signatories but the number was reduced to about 250 after the bots, comp
23 Jan 2018
A traditionally conservative and royally-connected Thai university has exhibited some progress after its Faculty of Arts eased uniform regulations in response to an online campaign. The Faculty of Arts of the most conservative university in Thailand has decided to stop enforcing the wearing of uniforms. Last week, a group of anonymous students from Chulalongkorn University (CU) initiated a campaign on Change.org, urging the university to stop forcing students to wear uniforms.
15 Dec 2016
More than 300,000 Thais have signed a petition opposing the new Computer Crime Bill that will allow greater government control over information online. On 15 December 2016, representatives of the Thai Netizen Network (TNN) and Amnesty International (AI) submitted the signatures to the President of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), the junta-appointed law-making body.