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Facebookers Panic Over Fears Junta ‘Hacking’ Accounts

By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Senior Staff Writer

BANGKOK — Junta critics were struck with paranoia over the security of Facebook this week, with some fearing authorities had gained the ability to access accounts.

Junta Approves 20 Billion Baht for Internet Broadband, Gateway



BANGKOK — The Junta approved 20 billion baht on Tuesday to improve internet broadband in the kingdom, drawing criticism from internet freedom advocates it will be used to develop its controversial “single gateway” project.

Twitter Tests Doubling Character Limit to 280

NEW YORK — Need more room to type those deep thoughts? Twitter is testing a 280-character limit for tweets, doubling the current length restriction...

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.

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.

Single Gateway for Internet Still Under Study, Minister Says

BANGKOK — The military government’s plan to route all internet traffic in and out of the kingdom through a single gateway won’t happen anytime soon, a top official said today.

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