Thailand to Twitter: We welcome your local-ban policy

The country's Information and Communication Technology Ministry says it will work with Twitter to ensure tweets disseminated in the country are in compliance with local laws.

Thailand has endorsed Twitter's new censorship policy to block tweets in accordance to a particular country's laws, calling it a "welcome development."

Thailand's Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry said it will work with Twitter to ensure tweets disseminated in the country are in compliance with local laws, the Bangkok Post reported today.

ICT permanent secretary Jeerawan Boonperm said in the report that Twitter's move to censor content deemed offensive in particular countries was a "welcome development." She added that the ministry would soon contact the U.S.-based microblogging platform to discuss ways in which they could collaborate.

Read more of "Thailand endorses Twitter's censorship policy" at ZDNet Asia.

 

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