The authoritarian impulse

When will quasi-democratic governments learn that blocking websites isn’t a way to please the people (or increase their rule?)

Thailand’s Information and Communications Technology Ministry sought court orders yesterday to shut down about 400 websites and advised internet service providers to block 1,200 sites it considers a danger to national security or disturbing social order.

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