Facebook’s reported compliance with the Vietnamese government’s censorship requests does not set an encouraging precedent. The practice is likely to encourage authoritarian regimes as more repressive governments may adopt similar strategies against the tech giant.
Other politicians have fallen for less – how has Najib managed to survive?
The Thai Government’s amendments to the Computer Crime Act represent their tightest restrictions so far on online freedom of expression. This is likely to be an indication of things to come as the junta prepares for a 2017 election, but hope may come from an unlikely source.
Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Dung Phan “Things can’t be changed overnight,” is a true motto when it comes to media reform in Myanmar. Even when the party of…