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Major tech firms Facebook, Google, and Twitter have been prosecuted in Thailand as a result of the nation needs them to remove what it says are illegal posts.

Officials launched that they’d take strict movement in opposition to explicit particular person clients for mocking the monarchy.

As per Thailand’s ‘lese-majeste’ authorized pointers, insulting the monarchy can result in a jail sentence.

This is the first time the computer-crime authorized pointers are getting used to assault the platforms themselves.

The switch comes after mass protests throughout the nation asking for political reforms.

“We’ve notified the companies and sent them warnings twice, but they haven’t complied with all the requests,” digital minister Puttipong Punnakanta suggested Reuters info firm.

He acknowledged the matter had now been referred to cyber-crime police for prosecution.

According to the Bangkok Post, at problem have been 661 Facebook posts, of which the company eradicated 225; 69 on Twitter, of which 5 have been eradicated, and 289 YouTube hyperlinks, which have been eradicated on Wednesday after the deadline.

The social-media firms shall be fined 200,000 baht (£4,970) for ignoring a courtroom order to take down posts – and an extra 5,000 baht day-to-day until it is eradicated beneath the computer-crimes laws.

Earlier in August, Facebook has blocked entry to a one million-strong Facebook group in Thailand that talked about monarchy, after a menace of licensed movement from the federal authorities.


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