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Friday, August 23, 2019

Facing Critics, Facebook Wants Feeds to Be More ‘Meaningful’

NEW YORK — Facebook is tweaking what people see to make their time on the site more "meaningful."

Flight Attendant Bullied Over Pics Gets Last Laugh

BANGKOK — Instead of ghosting, raging or lawyering up, a former flight attendant ridiculed online for her bogus travel photos thumbed her nose at the scorn and one-upped those mocking her.

Dangerously Funny Webcomic Satirizes Thai Politics

Kai Maew is a dark webcomic featuring a cast of characters drawn from Thai politics and current events, from student reformer Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal and fugitive Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhya to caricatures of figures familiar only to politics and news junkies.

Anonymous Hacks Police Sites to Campaign for ‘Justice’ in Koh Tao Murders

BANGKOK — Hacker collective group Anonymous last night claimed responsibility for taking down at least 14 police websites in Thailand, in a campaign for “justice” for the Koh Tao murder case.
Surat Phaeoket embraces Tongkum on Thursday at Khan Na Yao Police Station.

Summoned by Police, Farmer Briefly Reunites with Smiling Buffalo

BANGKOK — After spending two days apart from his beloved buffalo, which authorities seized earlier this week, Surat Phaeoket rushed to the police station...

Single Gateway ‘Still Necessary,’ Deputy PM Prawit Says

BANGKOK — Confirming the fears of digital rights activists who said a plan to bring the internet under direct government control never went away, a member of the junta said Wednesday that a single internet gateway was still necessary.

Woman’s GrabBike Dinner Date Seduces Lonely Internet

BANGKOK — There’s no reason to dine alone anymore, ever.

Thais Vandalize Ancient UNESCO Site in Jordan

MADABA, Jordan — A Thai high school made its mark on an ancient historical site in Jordan, inviting an outpouring of shame that prompted the principal to return to the scene to erase the graffiti.

Junta Readies ‘Great Firewall of Thailand’

BANGKOK — Thai authorities have taken steps toward achieving their stated desire of gaining greater control of internet use by creating a single gateway for all internet traffic in and out of the kingdom.

Five Hacktivists Arrested, Junta Source Says

BANGKOK — Five people were detained Friday at an army base in the capital on suspicion of waging cyberwarfare against the government, a source inside the junta said.





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