Thailand blocks 5000 anti-monarch Web pages

 Thailand blocks 5000 anti-monarch Web pages

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Over the last three months, the Thai government has taken down more than 5,000 Web pages with content that offend the monarchy, says report. Watchdog warns that Thailand may soon be among the world’s most repressive countries with regards to Internet rules.

An AFP report Thursday quoted Thailand’s national police spokesperson Piya Utayo as saying that thousands of Web pages which were considered critical of the royal family were taken down between December and March.

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