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Thai junta chief defends controversial cyber law plans

BANGKOK, THAILAND: Thailand's junta chief has defended proposals for a cyber law that critics say will grant the government unprecedented surveillance powers with little judicial oversight...

29 Jan 2015

THAILAND

Thai military search online for royal slurs

BANGKOK, THAILAND: Thailand's military is bolstering its self-designated role as protector of the monarchy with increased "cyber patrols" to root out critics of the king following last month's coup.

17 Jun 2014

THAILAND

Thailand arrests infamous hacker wanted by Switzerland

BANGKOK, THAILAND: An infamous computer hacker has been arrested in Thailand at the request of Switzerland on suspicion of hacking into bank computer systems in Europe.

19 Mar 2014

THAILAND

UN urges Thailand to drop charges against website

BANGKOK, THAILAND: The United Nations has urged Thailand to drop defamation charges against two Australian and Thai journalists for a report alleging military involvement in people smuggling, warning of a "chilling effect" on press freedom.

30 Dec 2013