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Bid to censor web comment ‘impossible’

Army shuts down 2,000 radio stations

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  • Writer: Suchit Leesa-nguansuk & Komsan Tortermvasana
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The Peace and Order Maintaining Command would find it nearly impossible to block provocative political comments on the web, local internet providers say. 

The POMC has demanded political activists be silenced, but it says internet users can resort to other website hosting services overseas to post their comments.

By Tuesday the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) and the army had shut down 2,000 unlicensed community radio stations plus 1,000 licensed stations.

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