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Thai government wants Facebook to remove ‘harmful’ content

Officials from the Thailand’s  National Council for Peace and Order military government, are set to meet with executives from Facebook and Korean search provider, Line, in order to discuss censoring their sites. The content it wants removed without fail is anything that could be considered harmful to the monarchy, or …

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More than a quarter self-censor online after Snowden leaks

A survey recently appeared online from CIGI-Ipsos, that looked at how people felt about different aspects of online life. Part of it quizzed them on the aftermath of Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks, with over 60 per cent saying they were aware of him and almost 40 per cent saying they had taken …

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China must hire thousands to police social networks


While the Chinese government has never been open about how exactly it censors its own form of micro-blogging site, Weibo, a look at statistics and some quick calculations from one man has suggested the authorities could have several thousand people on the payroll, who’s only job is to flag and …

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