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Thai military courts hand down record prison sentences for insulting monarchy

By Fri, Aug 07, 2015 7:07PM UTC 1 Comment

Thailand’s military courts have issued record prison sentences – 30 years and 28 years – against suspects for allegedly defaming the country’s monarchy on Facebook. Two separate verdicts have found the accused guilty of posting content on Facebook that is deemed a violation of the country’s infamously draconian lèse majesté law, also known as Article 112 of the Criminal...

Malaysian, Thais arrested in Facebook human trafficking bust

By Fri, Jul 24, 2015 6:18PM UTC 0 Comment

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities have arrested a Malaysian man and two Thai women accused of luring other Thai women into prostitution overseas via Facebook....

Thailand: Facebook content removal requests rise sharply under junta

By Mon, Mar 16, 2015 5:13PM UTC 3 Comments

Facebook removed content deemed to be in breach of Thailand’s lèse majesté and computer crimes laws 30 times in the second half of 2014 following requests from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Thai CERT (Computer Security Incident Response Team). ...

Facebook, Instagram outages affect users worldwide

By Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:18PM UTC Comments Off on Facebook, Instagram outages affect users worldwide

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Facebook suffered a widespread outage lasting roughly 40 minutes on Tuesday affecting users in the United States, Asia, the U.K. and Australia....

Report: Facebook founder Zuckerberg reading Chinese president’s book

By Mon, Dec 08, 2014 4:57PM UTC 0 Comment

BEIJING (AP) — The news portal of China's top Internet agency has released a photo of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg with a copy of Chinese President Xi Jinping's book on governance at his desk while hosting an Internet official from the country....

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