Facebook in August blocked access within Thailand to a group with 1 million members that discusses the country’s king, after the government threatened legal action over failure to take down content deemed defamatory to the monarchy. Photo: Agence France-Presse Facebook in August blocked access within Thailand to a group with 1 million members that discusses the country’s king, after the government threatened legal action over failure to take down content deemed defamatory to the monarchy. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Facebook in August blocked access within Thailand to a group with 1 million members that discusses the country’s king, after the government threatened legal action over failure to take down content deemed defamatory to the monarchy. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Thailand takes first legal action against Facebook, Twitter over content

  • The complaints were filed by Thailand’s digital ministry against the US parent companies and not their domestic subsidiaries
  • No action was taken against Google, as the internet search giant took down on Wednesday all the YouTube videos specified in a Thai court-issued order

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Facebook in August blocked access within Thailand to a group with 1 million members that discusses the country’s king, after the government threatened legal action over failure to take down content deemed defamatory to the monarchy. Photo: Agence France-Presse Facebook in August blocked access within Thailand to a group with 1 million members that discusses the country’s king, after the government threatened legal action over failure to take down content deemed defamatory to the monarchy. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Facebook in August blocked access within Thailand to a group with 1 million members that discusses the country’s king, after the government threatened legal action over failure to take down content deemed defamatory to the monarchy. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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