Web censor system hits protest firewall (Thailand)

Chalerm tries to defend lese majeste detector

The government yesterday calmed fears civil rights would be threatened if it adopts a tighter monitoring system to counter anti-monarchy messages on the internet.

The proposed procurement of “a lawful interception (LI) system”, estimated at 400 million baht, was unveiled yesterday during a press briefing by a government panel to crack down on lese majeste on the internet.

The panel was headed by Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung.

Read more in Pattaya Today

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