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ICT to lay down law on Twitter accounts

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  • Writer: Suchit Leesa-Ngunansuk & Komsan Tortermvasana
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The Information and Communication Technology Ministry will work with Twitter to ensure that tweets disseminated in Thailand are in compliance with local law. 

One of the first tweets from Thailand after the Twitter announcement that it could censor users country-by-country.

ICT permanent secretary Jeerawan Boonperm said Twitter's move to censor or block content regarded as offensive in particular countries was a "welcome development".

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