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Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update

6 Jun 2023

Since the beginning of 2023, governments around the world are discovering new reasons to disrupt internet access during key national moments.

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Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update
6 Jun 2023
Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update
#KeepItOn 2023 election watch

2023 elections and internet shutdowns watch

9 Feb 2023

Governments around the world continue to shut down the internet during elections. Join our 2023 elections watch to #KeepItOn.

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2023 elections and internet shutdowns watch
9 Feb 2023
2023 elections and internet shutdowns watch

How Thailand handles COVID: it stokes fear among its critics

24 Aug 2021

Amidst continuing protests, calls for political reform, and mass dissatisfaction with how Thailand handles COVID, Thailand’s government is doubling down on efforts to throttle dissent and protest online and off. It is relying on laws that it claims protect against “public fear.” In fact, by threatening to censor those who speak out, it is the government that is instigating fear – in a weak bid to distract from flailing governance. 

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How Thailand handles COVID: it stokes fear among its critics
24 Aug 2021
How Thailand handles COVID: it stokes fear among its critics
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In Asia, parliaments must protect rights online — or lose democracy

26 Jul 2021

As parliaments across Asia convene, governments continue pushing deeply flawed laws and policies, while relegating digital rights to the sidelines. Here’s what’s happening in India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand, and why members of parliament must take action to protect our rights before any more damage is done.  

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In Asia, parliaments must protect rights online — or lose democracy
26 Jul 2021
In Asia, parliaments must protect rights online — or lose democracy

หลายองค์กรออกแถลงการณ์ร่วมเรียกร้องให้รัฐบาลไทยยุติการควบคุมพื้นที่ดิจิทัล

27 Oct 2020
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หลายองค์กรออกแถลงการณ์ร่วมเรียกร้องให้รัฐบาลไทยยุติการควบคุมพื้นที่ดิจิทัล
27 Oct 2020
หลายองค์กรออกแถลงการณ์ร่วมเรียกร้องให้รัฐบาลไทยยุติการควบคุมพื้นที่ดิจิทัล
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In Thailand, a promising new initiative for human-centered cybersecurity

26 Sep 2019

A new study and guide aims to assist Thailand in strengthening and streamlining the National Cybersecurity Act in line with international human rights standards, promoting a human-centered approach to protect people and prevent misuse of the law for the surveillance of citizens.

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In Thailand, a promising new initiative for human-centered cybersecurity
26 Sep 2019
In Thailand, a promising new initiative for human-centered cybersecurity
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Rights Groups Urge Thai Government to Curb Powers in New Cybersecurity Act

24 Sep 2019
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Rights Groups Urge Thai Government to Curb Powers in New Cybersecurity Act
24 Sep 2019
Rights Groups Urge Thai Government to Curb Powers in New Cybersecurity Act

Thailand doubling-down on censorship with changes to Computer Crime Act

12 Dec 2016

Rights groups in Thailand are opposing the dangerous amendments to the unpopular law, which will be considered this week.

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Thailand doubling-down on censorship with changes to Computer Crime Act
12 Dec 2016
Thailand doubling-down on censorship with changes to Computer Crime Act

Online crackdown continues: Thai junta sets up five panels to monitor media

26 Jun 2014

Thai junta plans to establish a new government working groups to monitor media, on and offline.

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Online crackdown continues: Thai junta sets up five panels to monitor media
26 Jun 2014
Online crackdown continues: Thai junta sets up five panels to monitor media

Flying the coup: Circumventing censorship in Thailand

17 Jun 2014

Access complied the following list of readily available digital security tools to help internet users in Thailand exercise fundamental freedoms in a safe and secure manner online.

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Flying the coup: Circumventing censorship in Thailand
17 Jun 2014
Flying the coup: Circumventing censorship in Thailand