Government, Google ‘join forces’ to block sites

 Government, Google ‘join forces’ to block sites

Twitter on a Samsung laptop. Image: WDnet (Pixabay).




Almost 100 web addresses on the popular video-sharing site YouTube have been blocked over the past four days for insulting the monarchy, the result of what the government is calling a “joint blocking effort” with Google.

Another 380 web addresses, or URLs, on the site, run by a subsidiary of Google, are in the process of being blocked, said a government official responsible for monitoring and blocking inappropriate content online.

Full story: Bangkok Post



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