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Big Brother controls the Internet

[Original title: In Burma, Big Brother controls the Internet . Source: Mizzima News] Burma’s xenophobic military-dominated government enforces a strictly Orwellian… Read More

Case against blogger over satirical post withdrawn

[The following is a statement from the Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ), SEAPA’s associate member based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:]

Web designer sentenced to 13 years’ prison time for lese majeste, cyber-crime law violation

The Thai Criminal Court sentenced Thantawut Thaweewarodomkul, web designer of Nor Por Chor USA, to a total of 13 years’… Read More

Intermediaries are targets in new attempts to suppress free expression online in Southeast Asia

Internet experts from Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia expressed concern about the ongoing regional trend of targeting online intermediaries in attempts… Read More

Webmaster’s trial highlights IT authorities’ criteria, procedure of policing Internet

[Original title: Webmaster’s trial highlights Thai IT authorities’ criteria, procedure of policing Internet] The trial of webmaster Chiranuch Premchaiporn, who… Read More

Civil society groups oppose government plan to impose Internet censorship

[Original title: Civil society groups oppose Malaysian government plan to impose Internet censorship. The following is a statement co-signed by the… Read More

Media activist, nine others arrested for entering parliament in 2006 rally to protest cyber-crime bill

A media activist along with nine others from civil society organizations in Thailand were arrested in Bangkok on 30 December… Read More

Government urged to respect netizens’ rights

Internet activists in Thailand criticized the government for infringing on the rights of online users and called for amending the… Read More