Technology Crime Suppression Police
Thai police arrested a man accused of defaming the monarchy on Facebook more than a year after the complaint was filed. According to Bangkokbiznews, the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) police arrested Piya J., in eastern Bangkok. Piya was accused of violating the lèse majesté law or Article 112 of the Criminal Code and Article 14 of the 2007 Computer Crime Act for publishing illegal content on the Internet.
A Thai royalist on Tuesday filed a lèse majesté complaint against Andrew McGregor Marshall , former Reuters journalist, for writing books and articles allegedly defaming the King. According to the ultra-royalist Chaopraya News
The fate of lèse majesté detainees under the junta is perhaps not much different than under past democratic governments -- unwarranted lengthy detention without bail remains the order of the day. Akradet E., a third-year engineering student at Mahanakorn University of Technology, was denied bail for the fourth time on Tuesday. Akradet’s father, Surapol, made a plea to the court with a 150,000 baht surety that the university required registration on 5-9 August so that he could be enrolled for the fourth year when classes reop
Thai police have allegedly created fake applications to access Thai internet users’ personal information on Facebook if the users try to access blocked websites, the Thai Netizen Network reported on Thursday. When users try to access a blocked website, they are sometimes redirected to a landing page called “tcsd.info.” The web page would delude the users into navigating to a suspicious application on Facebook called “Login.” If users consented to the app, the users’ accounts were compromised.
Thairath Online reports that the Commander of Technology Crime Suppression Division admits the mistake of shutting down the Association of Tennis Professionals websites (www.atptennis.com and www.atpworldtour.com) due to his misunderstanding of being gambling websites. He said the Police's Technology Crime Suppression Division has beefed up on measures against all kind of gambling websites. They would be shut down if found to constitute any kind of gambling.