Thailand: Cyber Crime Act Tightens Internet Control

(New York) – Thailand’s new Computer-Related Crime Act (CCA) gives overly broad powers to the government to restrict free speech, enforce surveillance and censorship, and retaliate against activists, Human Rights Watch said today. Despite concerns expressed by civil society, business, and diplomatic representatives, the controversial law was unanimously adopted on December 16, 2016, by the junta-appointed National Legislative Assembly.


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Thai activists protest against the controversial Computer-Related Crime Act, which gives the government sweeping power to control internet usage.


Read more at: https://www.hrw.org/news/2016/12/20/thailand-cyber-crime-act-tightens-internet-control