Minister of Digital for Economy and Society (DE)
7 Mar 2017
Without any explanation, Thailand has blocked access to the online edition of the New York Post. According to Thai Netizen Network (TNN), the website has been blocked since 23 February by the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society.
8 Dec 2016
Thailand saw its first lèse majesté case under King Rama X, only two days after the king’s accession. Experts argue that this case is different from cases that occurred under King Rama IX.
6 Dec 2016
Thailand’s deputy junta head has confirmed BBC Thai will be prosecuted for publishing a controversial biography of the newly instated King Vajiralongkorn. On 6 December 2016, deputy junta head Prawit Wongsuwan told media that the biography contains false information, so he has urged authorities to investigate whether the article is in breach of the law.
28 Oct 2016
The application Line will cooperate with the Thai junta to suppress lèse majesté content during the period of national mourning for the late King, claims Thailand’s Digital Minister.