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ICT minister went too far with cyber closure threat

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Pheu Thai Party people and the red-shirts are understandably angry with cartoonist Chai Ratchawat for his offensive remark about Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, but the ICT minister's threat to shutdown websites hosting any criticism of her is too much to swallow. 

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra gives a speech on Thailand's political situation in Mongolia on April 29, 2013. (Reuters Photo)

I disagree with the use of the word "prostitute" by Thai Rath cartoonist Somchai Katanyatanan, alias Chai Ratchawat, in referring to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her controversial speech in Mongolia, deemed by critics as damaging to the kingdom’s credibility and reputation.

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