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Thailand’s amendment of the Computer Crime Act

Thailand is drafting an amendment to the 2007 Computer Crime Act, which will have significant implications on human rights.

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Pay up or what, Indonesia?

UPDATE: LINE, BBM on Board for In-Country Office Plans, The Jakarta Globe Indonesia’s Communications and Information Minister Rudiantara said that during a recent visit to Silicon Valley, President Joko Widodo (or “Jokowi” for short)  called on giant tech companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Netflix to open their branch offices in Indonesia. (Photo credit: GovInsider.Asia) The purpose, as … Continue reading Pay up or what, Indonesia?

What’s goin’ on in Malaysia

UPDATE: The Malaysian Insider to shut down, Borneo Post Online (Photo credit: Malaysia Chronicle) You know things are bad when even opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is willing to support his “arch nemesis” aka former PM Mahathir Mohamad in demanding current PM Najib Razak to resign. Razak is currently battling corruption allegations in the state fund … Continue reading What’s goin’ on in Malaysia