Thailand

Country Profile: Thailand
Background Thai politics, long famous for coups and military dominance, shifted course in 2001 with the emergence of a single-party civilian government led by Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his Thai Rak Thai (TRT) Party. The TRT Party won landslide victories in two...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: March 2, 2012
Chinese users circumvent the Great Firewall to flood President Obama's Google+ campaign page with comment. Messages left included tongue-in-cheek references to the Occupy Wall Street movement, requests for green cards, and criticism of China's heavy-handed censorship practices. The Committee to Protect Journalists...
ONI Blog: CPJ Urges End To Internet Censorship in 2011 Report
The Committee to Protect Journalists recently released its 2011 "Attacks on the Press" report. In the report, the CPJ urged countries and organizations to band together to fight censorship. One of the articles in the report noted that with...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: October 7, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: Thai Internet Regulation May Curtail Its Economic Potential
Giant Internet companies spoke out this week about what they see as an ongoing and "dangerous" development for the Thailand Internet economy. Four years ago, the Thai government introduced Internet monitoring laws to combat fraud. But opponents of the heightened regulation...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: September 16, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: Threats to the Open Net: July 1, 2011
Every week, the OpenNet Initiative provides a weekly news roundup (dubbed "Threats to the Open Net") in addition to our usual in-depth blog posts. If you would like to subscribe to the RSS feed for our newsreel, our entire blog,...
ONI Blog: Intermediary Censorship of Wikileaks On the Rise
The list of private companies that have in some way refused access or support to Wikileaks is growing: as of December 6, the tally included Amazon, EveryDNS, PayPal, and Tableau Software; French hosting company OVH also appears to have shut down...
ONI Blog: ONI Releases Reports on Filtering in Asia, China
New research from the OpenNet Initiative reveals accelerating restrictions on Internet content as Asian governments shift to next generation controls. These new techniques go beyond blocking access to websites and are more informal and fluid, implemented at edges of the network, and...